All I Want (1995) When McGraw hit big with 1994's "Indian Outlaw," he looked like a commercially successful embarrassment, à la Billy Ray Cyrus. On All I Want ,… Tim McGraw Country
Music Review

All I Want (1995)

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Details Lead Performance: Tim McGraw; Genre: Country

When McGraw hit big with 1994's ''Indian Outlaw,'' he looked like a commercially successful embarrassment, à la Billy Ray Cyrus. On All I Want, McGraw makes an astonishing leap to fully realized performer. His superlative song choice (''All I Want Is a Life''), emotional embodiment of a lyric, and persona — the loser with a heart of gold — make him this year's most deserving underdog. A

Originally posted Oct 06, 1995 Published in issue #295 Oct 06, 1995 Order article reprints