No one in Anglo-American pop does it better. Cash is the Billie Holiday of country singers. Her translucent voice projects such resilient strength that the listener's reaction is not pity but gratitude for the confidence.
Produced by Rosanne's husband John Leventhal and featuring guest appearances by Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Teddy Thompson, and Johnny Cash, the album is a showcase for Cash's trenchant, soul-baring songs about love and mortality.
Sam Phillips' second effort for Virgin Records pulled out all the stops by inviting Elvis Costello and Van Dyke Parks to participate. Tracks like "Lying", "Go Down", "Private Storm", and "Raised On Promises" and others are featured on this critically acclaimed disc.