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  • The Way That I Am [RCA, 1993] Choice Cuts
  • Wild Angels [RCA, 1995] **
  • Shine [RCA, 2009] Dud
  • Eleven [Republic Nashville, 2011] *

Consumer Guide Reviews:

The Way That I Am [RCA, 1993]
"Independence Day" Choice Cuts

Wild Angels [RCA, 1995]
a marriage manual like only Nashville can make them ("Crying on the Shoulder of the Road," "All the Things We've Never Done") **

Shine [RCA, 2009] Dud

Eleven [Republic Nashville, 2011]
Megacorny about the right things, including breast cancer, 17-year-old daughters, and connubial love ("I'm Gonna Love You Through It," "Marry Me") *