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Broken Things JULIE MILLER Broken Things (HighTone) Employing the bleak passion, frightening spiritual directness, and stark arrangements of 1997's haunting Blue Pony,...Broken ThingsCountry JULIE MILLER Broken Things (HighTone) Employing the bleak passion, frightening spiritual directness, and stark arrangements of 1997's haunting Blue Pony,...1999-08-20
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Broken Things

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Julie Miller

JULIE MILLER Broken Things (HighTone) Employing the bleak passion, frightening spiritual directness, and stark arrangements of 1997’s haunting Blue Pony, Miller crafts an album of shivering emotional impact. Whether she’s addressing the violence in Northern Ireland or running down a litany of urgent personal desires (”I need something like morphine, only better”), the small-voiced Miller – abetted by the hand-in-glove harmonies of Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, and husband Buddy – turns music into beguiling seduction. A