Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs

Colter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #600 / 798
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
Liked by 1 person
August 28, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
La Honda / Label
Americana / Genres
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Normally not the biggest country guy, but a friend recommended this to me and it's great!

I love how timeless this kind of country music feels, it really transports you to a much older America... with its pedal steel accents and strummed acoustic guitar. It brings forth an acute sense of belonging.
Standouts: Talkin' Prairie Boy, Cowpoke, Big Iron

Dropouts: Henry and Sam
My prior reviews have made it clear that I’m in the minority in not appreciating Colter Wall’s shtick, but once again, I was lured into “Western Swing & Waltzes” not only by breathless acclaim, but by promises of Wall’s growth as a musician. I can’t entirely disagree with that assessment; while Wall’s mushy-mouthed bass vocals and narrow, old-timey Wild West songwriting are never going to be my cup of tea, I won’t deny that “Western ... read more
Colter Wall keeps tipping the cap to the classics, while being one of the few young country troubadours worth paying attention to.
Colter Wall is easily my favorite Country singer/songwriter/musician as he is some home able to capture that Johnny Cash type of timelessness with his voice and various off-kilter vocal inflections.
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Track List

  1. Western Swing & Waltzes
  2. I Ride an Old Paint: Leavin' Cheyenne
  3. Big Iron
  4. Henry and Sam
  5. Diamond Joe
  6. High & Mighty
  7. Talkin' Prairie Boy
  8. Cowpoke
  9. Rocky Mountain Rangers
  10. Houlihans at the Holiday Inn
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Added on: June 21, 2020