Lorrie Morgan, the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums, is back in the studio with award-winning producer Richard Landis, working ona new album. It is sure to be yet another collection showcasing the rainbow of emotions, fromdarkest heartache to bright, shiny humor, that is the hallmark of Morgan’s range.“Where I am in my life right now, I’m not afraid to express what I feel,” she says. “I’m not afraidto express my views on anything, especially on being a woman and my experiences in thisbusiness and in life.”
She has been a daughter, a bride, a mother, a divorcee, a widow, a single mother, a breadwinnerand, ultimately, a survivor. In many ways, Lorrie is a living, breathing country song, and sheknows what she sings.“I didn’t want to just do another album. I want it to be something that really moves me. When Ilistened to songs for it, I’d think, ‘No, not that one. I’m not going to be able to sing that one,because I’m not going to be able to feel it.’ It is very important to me for this album to reflect thethings that I am feeling today.”
Morgan is known for her lustrous vocal phrasing and the down-to-earth believability of hertorchy performances. On records such as “A Picture of Me Without You” and “I Guess You Hadto Be There,” the ache is palpable. She is feisty and sassy on “Watch Me,” “What Part of No”“Five Minutes” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.” She has kicked up her stiletto heels infun on her hits “Except for Monday” and “Go Away.” On her epic “Something in Red” she is anhonest, struggling everywoman.
In addition to the project with Landis, Lorrie is excited to be co-writing a second project incollaboration with Larry Gatlin.Recently in Nashville, Morgan commanded a stage shared by the iconic Judy Collins, in aconcert performance honoring the 30th anniversary of LA-based record label, Cleopatra Records.She continues to match any of her earlier efforts, with an emotional range and a stage presencethat is as vibrant as ever.
She is a peerless song interpreter, drawing from a deep personal well that spans enormoustenderness to cheeky hutzpah. Whether covering a classic or sharing one of her own songs,Morgan is truly a song stylist in the grandest tradition.
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