David Browne
July 12, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Braver Newer World

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
genre
Country

We gave it a B-

With its yearning songs about heading for the ”borderland” and Jimmie Dale Gilmore’s wide-eyed, alterna-Slim Whitman croon, the latest from Austin’s original space cowboy finds the singer at his laconic best. Unfortunately, the beef-ier production Braver Newer World — harder drums and electric guitars — weighs down the songs like a sack of Texas dirt. Only the billowy title song, reminiscent of prime Glen Campbell, transports us to a truly new world. B-

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