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Cross, Amber / Savage On The Downhill
Album:Savage On The Downhill Collection:Country
Artist:Cross, Amber Added:01/2018

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-02-07 Pull Date:2018-04-11 Charts:Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending:8 Apr1 Apr25 Mar18 Mar11 Mar4 Mar18 Feb

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Album Review
Kim Walter
Reviewed 2018-01-31 
Amber Cross - Savage on the Downhill

I semi-randomly chose this album to review because of the title “Savage on the Downhill.” I thought it had something to do with the singer, but it’s really the way for a tracker to carry a rifle when going downhill. Interesting. Literal. Life isn’t usually so straight-forward. Her voice is immediately familiar and comforting and I realized why: she sounds like Belinda Carlisle with a twang. I liked: 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10

4:24 1*. Med - reminded me of traveling tunes
3:59 2. Slow/Med - vocally dominant, nice images
3:51 3*. Med - Nice strumming, feel of great outdoors, title track about hunting
3:48 4. Med - country rock- saddle music
4:55 5*. Slow - Songwriter/ballad - story
2:40 6*. Slow - gentle guitar/ vocals -storytelling tradition
5:00 7. Med - Country rock ala Emmylou
3:40 8. Slow - country ballad
3:41 9*. Med - Country rock - but unique, more indie sound
4:09 10**. Slow - Most unique song; harmonies, trail music, slow electric guitar

Track Listing
1.Pack Of Lies 6.Trinity Gold Mine
2.Eagle And Blue 7.Tracey Joe
3.Savage On The Downhill 8.Storms Of Scarcity
4.Leaving Again 9.One Last Look
5.Echoes 10.Lone Freighters Wail