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War Paint With her country-pop aesthetic and big, Brenda Lee-like voice, Lorrie Morgan veers between intimacy (the Nashville Sound ballad ''Don't Touch Me'')...War PaintCountry With her country-pop aesthetic and big, Brenda Lee-like voice, Lorrie Morgan veers between intimacy (the Nashville Sound ballad ''Don't Touch Me'')...1994-05-13
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War Paint

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Lorrie Morgan; Producer (group): BNA; Status: In Season

With her country-pop aesthetic and big, Brenda Lee-like voice, Lorrie Morgan veers between intimacy (the Nashville Sound ballad ”Don’t Touch Me”) and attitude (the sassy ”1-800-Use to Be”) on War Paint. But too often she steps in schlock. This fourth album’s big howler is ”War Paint,” in which a woman applies makeup for a domestic ambush of her man. More Native American stereotypes? Maybe Tim McGraw was busy that day.

Originally posted May 13 1994 — 12:00 AM EDT

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