by Chely Wright Chely Wright




Chely Wright is quite the musical genius. Known for her folksy alternative look at country, she might not have always had the popular vote for Country Queen, but she certainly deserved it. Therefore, after her departure from MCA Nashville, this determined artist didn't give up on her music. Rather, she independently released Everything, a collection of homemade country tunes that never made her previous albums. What's most exciting is that these pieces, all written or co-written by Wright, solidifying her credibility as a great songwriter, are freed from the country-pop press that haunted Wright for the longest time. Therefore, this seven-track short menagerie is pure Chely at her absolute finest. Her vocals and personality shine through the classics, which, with magical acoustics, present a gorgeous gift for die-hard Chely Wright fans and for those who are smart enough to take a listen at a glorious country sample like this one. The highlight of this album, "Sex Drugs and Rock n' Roll," speaks for itself. Wright's career wasn't fueled on hype -- Wright has made it all these years because she isn't just a singer; she's an artist. Everything highlights Wright at her finest, when she can do exactly what she wants with her career. Indie is the way for this woman, and this dazzling set proves it.

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Product Details

Release Date: 11/30/2004
UPC: 0829569550029
Rank: 150959


Disc 1

  1. Back of the Bottom Drawer
  2. Everything
  3. Love Lets Go
  4. Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll
  5. If I Were Jackie
  6. Scars

Disc 2

  1. [DVD]

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Chely Wright   Primary Artist,Piano
Eric Darken   Percussion
Kelly Back   Electric Guitar
Jimmy Carter   Bass
Shannon Forrest   Drums
Larry Franklin   Fiddle
Chris McHugh   Drums
Gordon Mote   Piano
Nashville String Machine   Strings
Scott Sanders   Pedal Steel Guitar
Brian Sutton   Acoustic Guitar
John Willis   Leader
Aubrey Haynie   Fiddle
Jeff Huskins   Gut String Guitar
Michael Rojas   Piano
John D. Willis   Acoustic Guitar
Scotty Sanders   Steel Guitar
Jeff King   Guitar

Technical Credits

Gary Burr   Composer
Jimmy Tarbutton   Engineer
John Willis   Contributor
Chely Wright   Composer,Producer
Jeff Huskins   Producer
Katie Gillon   Art Direction
Eric Legg   Engineer
Chip Matthews   Engineer
Liz Rose   Composer

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