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Wide Open Spaces

Dixie Chicks - Wide Open Spaces
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Based on 69 ratings
1998 Ratings: #78
Liked by 14 people
January 27, 1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Monument / Label
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If country or even country pop is required, The Chicks are possible for me. I'm not an aficionado of this musical genre, but the Dixie Chicks are able to tug me a bit in this direction. In particular the slow song "I'll Take Care Of You" is a pleasant.


Country music may not be my forte but I have to say, The Chicks rock and were pretty amazing for their time. My parents absolutely adored them and still do, and I think a good bit of that was passed down to me when I was born. Of course I had just missed their prime when I came along, but returning to this 90's country pop banger left me feeling pretty good. Don't expect anything out of this world, it is still a pop album, but it is consistently good from front to back. Everyone and ... read more


Hehe, Chixie Dicks.

There is a reason why artists like, Kacey Musgraves, Soccer Mommy, and Snail Mail have all cited Wide Open Spaces as an influential album in their lives. The magic these girls spin on this record is incredible. While I may have felt like an angsty teen on this inside, the Dixie Chicks knew my soul. I always am ready to come back to this album and be disappointed by it, but the girls kill it. The harmonies are tight, the images are wholesome, and the girls inject enough pop ... read more

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Track List

  1. I Can Love You Better
  2. Wide Open Spaces
  3. Loving Arms
  4. There's Your Trouble
  5. You Were Mine
  6. Never Say Die
  7. Tonight The Heartache's On Me
  8. Let 'Er Rip
  9. Once You've Loved Somebody
  10. I'll Take Care Of You
  11. Am I The Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)
  12. Give It Up Or Let Me Go

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Added on: September 23, 2014