CAT # 01143-1111-2
1. The Calling 4:17 2. We're All Right 3:48 3. Twilight 4:31 4. It Must Have Happened 4:01 5. On and On It Goes 4:21 6. Your Life Story 4:21 7. Houston 5:46 8. Leaving Song 4:01 9. On with the Song 3:55 10. Closer and Closer Apart 4:32 11. Here I Am 4:18 12. Why Shouldn't We 5:05 13. Bright Morning Star 4:53
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As a songwriter and performer, Mary Chapin Carpenter has long since transcended the traditional notions of genre and style, finding widespread acclaim for her poetic, elegantly-observed compositions. The Calling, her first release for Zoë/Rounder, is the most topical album she's made in her twenty-year career. While it unequivocally addresses issues both public and political - from the after-effects of Hurricane Katrina to religious zealotry to the trial-by-radio of the Dixie Chicks - there is also something deeply personal about this extraordinary collection of songs. The album is a powerful, provocative meditation on the mysteries of fate and circumstance, which mingles timeless questions with contemporary issues. Introspective, defiant and deeply resonant, The Calling is a profound set from one of modern songwriting's most distinctive voices.
Featuring 'It Must Have Happened,' 'We're All Right,' and 'On with the Song.'
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