Interstate Gospel

Pistol Annies - Interstate Gospel
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2018 Ratings: #72 / 737
User Score
Based on 49 ratings
2018 Ratings: #460
November 2, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Exclaim!

The last two Pistol Annies albums ranged from very good to brilliant; this album seems to be a breakthrough, a masterpiece that extends their already formidable gifts.

90
AllMusic
What makes Interstate Gospel so invigorating is hearing how Lambert, Monroe, and Presley mesh as both songwriters and singers. Their time apart has only strengthened their bond, resulting in a fully realized and resonant record that is their best to date.
80
The Guardian

A luscious and intelligent examination of female dejection.

80
Rolling Stone

The 14 songs on Interstate Gospel tell a tightly-woven story about adult restlessness, bittersweet farewells and hard-won independence. Several albums into their own individual and collective career, the Pistol Annies are less interested in singing about burning down their ex-husbands’ houses than in burning up their own dull lives in order to start anew.

80
Pitchfork
On their third album as a group, country singer-songwriters Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, and Angaleena Presley offer full-blooded portraits of women who struggle, get revenge, and soldier on.
70
PopMatters

Pistol Annies offer hope through their heartbrokenness and comfort through community on their third album, Interstate Gospel.

noahb_
90
On their third release as the Annies, three of the strongest writers and artists of their genre craft a deeper and more developed storyline of three characters no longer out for revenge, but out for forgiveness.

The themes here are familiar to their previous releases both solo and as the Annies - family ties (5 Acres of Turnips feels like a prelude to Family Feud), one-upping men at their own games (Sugar Daddy harkens back to Hell on Heels), the trials and tribulations of life in the south, ... read more
BonoLightier
83
Their best album
Gowi
80
Interstate Gospel is the trio's longest record, but probably the most soulful and earnest. A collection of great songs will please the country palate, especially so in a year with great releases on the alternative and contemporary circuit.
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JotaBrasil
78
Assim como o hip hop, o country sempre apresentou na sua estrutura básica um\a forte tendência ao machismo, apesar de não ser tão explicito como o primeiro. Cowboys machos e viris e mulheres sofredoras e submissas sempre foram personagens centrais de várias músicas country, refletindo os papeis que homens e mulheres deveriam representar na vida real. Felizmente, os tempos estão aos poucos mudando e, assim como está acontecendo lentamente em ... read more
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Decade Lists

#9/Rolling Stone (2010s)

Track List

  1. Interstate Prelude
  2. Stop Drop and Roll One
  3. Best Years of My Life
  4. 5 Acres of Turnips
  5. When I Was His Wife
  6. Cheyenne
  7. Got My Name Changed Back
  8. Sugar Daddy
  9. Leavers Lullaby
  10. Milkman
  11. Commissary
  12. Masterpiece
  13. Interstate Gospel
  14. This Too Shall Pass
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