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High Lonesome Sound Though Vince Gill's fans would disagree, his voice, a sort of soupy high-tenor, can be insufferably cloying. He's evidently trying for a harder sound...High Lonesome SoundCountry Though Vince Gill's fans would disagree, his voice, a sort of soupy high-tenor, can be insufferably cloying. He's evidently trying for a harder sound...1996-06-07
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High Lonesome Sound

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Vince Gill; Producer (group): MCA Nashville

Though Vince Gill’s fans would disagree, his voice, a sort of soupy high-tenor, can be insufferably cloying. He’s evidently trying for a harder sound on High Lonesome Sound than on his recent mega-hits, but he’s too tame-hearted (or bottom-line conscious) to risk letting the rough edges show. If Gill shut up and played his guitar, he’d be a lot poorer — but the world wouldn’t be. B-

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