I Hope You Dance (Music - Lee Ann Womack) Lee Ann Womack's third album, I Hope You Dance , finds the hypnotic middle between traditional and edgy contemporary country, mining just the right amount… I Hope You Dance (Music - Lee Ann Womack) Lee Ann Womack's third album, I Hope You Dance , finds the hypnotic middle between traditional and edgy contemporary country, mining just the right amount… Lee Ann Womack Country
Music Review

I Hope You Dance (2014)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Lee Ann Womack; Genre: Country

Lee Ann Womack's third album, I Hope You Dance, finds the hypnotic middle between traditional and edgy contemporary country, mining just the right amount of bluegrass production values (keening fiddles, layered high-lonesome harmonies) to put the ache back into Nashville fare. With songs by Julie and Buddy Miller, Bruce Robison, and Bobbi Cryner, this is a triumph of musical integrity in a mainstream world. A

Originally posted May 26, 2000 Published in issue #542 May 26, 2000 Order article reprints