Here With Me After a snoozy debut in 2004 got her dropped from her first label, it's almost certain Holly Williams' lineage helped her score another go-round with… Here With Me After a snoozy debut in 2004 got her dropped from her first label, it's almost certain Holly Williams' lineage helped her score another go-round with… 2009-06-16 Holly Williams Country
Music Review

Here With Me (2009)

SOPHOMORE SUCCESS Holly Williams
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SOPHOMORE SUCCESS Holly Williams
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 16, 2009; Lead Performance: Holly Williams; Genre: Country

After a snoozy debut in 2004 got her dropped from her first label, it's almost certain Holly Williams' lineage helped her score another go-round with Here With Me. But the granddaughter of Hank (and daughter of Hank Jr.) earns her second chance with a series of unabashedly personal testimonials that reject pop modernity (and bypass Dad's rabble-rousing) in favor of classic lyrical grace. And that lonesome ache in her voice? It's gotta be genetic. A-

Download This: Listen to the song Alone on the singer's MySpace

Originally posted Jun 09, 2009 Published in issue #1052 Jun 19, 2009 Order article reprints
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