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LeAnn Rimes, Lady & Gentlemen Tracklist Revealed

19 Sep

After being delayed for a year, LeAnn Rimes’ new covers album Lady & Gentlemen will finally hit stores on September 27.  With this 14-song set, Rimes will offer her own re-interpretations of classic country songs originally recorded by male artists.  The album will also include the original song and current single “Give,” as well as a re-recorded version of her classic 1996 debut single “Blue.”

Fans can listen to the album online 48 Hours in advance of release at www.leannrimesworld.com, and album is now available for pre-order on iTunes

“This album was born out of the memories of when I first fell in love with country music and in reflecting, I realized that almost all of my favorite country songs from back then were sung by men,” says LeAnn of the album. “I am honored to take a step back in time and sing these songs from a woman’s perspective and hopefully help reintroduce them to a new audience.”

The final track listing is as follows:

1.            Swingin’    3:00

(originally recorded by John Anderson, released in 1982)

2.            Wasted Days And Wasted Nights    4:04

(originally recorded by Freddy Fender, released in 1975) 

3.            Only Mama That’ll Walk The Line    2:37

(originally recorded by Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line”, released in 1966)

4.            I Can’t Be Myself    3:10

(originally recorded by Merle Haggard, released in 1970)

5.            16 Tons    2:39

(originally recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford, released in 1955)

6.            Help Me Make It Through The Night    2:58

(originally recorded by Kris Kristofferson, released in 1970)

7.            Rose Colored Glasses    3:04

(originally recorded by John Conlee, released in 1978)

8.            Good Hearted Woman    3:38

(originally recorded by Waylon Jennings, released in 1972)

9.            When I Call Your Name    3:49

(originally recorded by Vince Gill, released in 1990)

10.          He Stopped Loving Her Today    2:26

(originally recorded by George Jones, released in 1980)

11.          Blue   2:26

(originally recorded by LeAnn Rimes, released in 1996)

12.          Bottle Let Me Down    3:29

(originally recorded by Merle Haggard, released in 1966)

13.          Crazy Women    3:22

(bonus track – original new song)

14.          Give    4:31

(bonus track – original new song)

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7 responses to “LeAnn Rimes, Lady & Gentlemen Tracklist Revealed

  1. Leeann Ward

    September 19, 2011 at 6:25 PM

    I’m interested to hear her interpretation of”16 Tons”.:) I’m glad she’s recording a Vince song, since Vince is the producer, but I’ll reserve judgment of what I think of it until I hear it. She’s certainly vocally capable. I’m just hoping she makes a twangy weeper and not a pop song.

     
  2. Zack

    September 19, 2011 at 8:27 PM

    Looking forward to hearing her versions, nice to see a scattered selection of songs from various eras. Also glad that her two great singles (“Women” and “Give”) are also tracks.

     
  3. Ben Foster

    September 19, 2011 at 9:36 PM

    I’ll also be curious to see, as a whole, whether she goes for a more traditional style, or glosses the songs over with a modern pop sheen. “Swingin'” seemed to suggest the former, though “Give” was pretty pop-friendly. I’m excited to hear her version of “Rose Colored Glasses” myself, having always loved that classic John Conlee hit.

     
  4. Occasional Hope

    September 19, 2011 at 10:27 PM

    I hated her version of Swinging so much I can’t muster up a lot of enthusiasm for this.

     
  5. Gator

    September 20, 2011 at 1:37 AM

    Just wanted to say the album is definitely more traditional leaning and you guys can here clips of the songs on iTunes while waiting for the album. Also, I must say I have been more excited for this album than any other album, except maybe Matraca Berg’s The Dreaming Fields. (Sorry Miranda Four the Record and Pistol Annies Hell on Heels)

     
  6. Ben Foster

    September 20, 2011 at 3:39 AM

    Cool, Gator! I didn’t know that, but… iTunes, here I come! And I have to say, I absolutely adore her version of “Swingin.'” At any rate, it suggests that she’ll be putting a lot of personal style into these tunes.

     
  7. Dave Eddison

    September 26, 2011 at 10:30 AM

    A great singer offers her version of great songs I’m sure we’ll all hear songs we love and songs we don’t but you have to give it to the girl this is a great album with vocals to die for.

     

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