on 16 December 2004
This album was cobbled together from various sources and sessions but has become probably Hazlewood's best known solo release. It has a great 60s folk/pop feel and some of the songs are outstanding, but this release has been mastered from very worn vinyl, so if you don't mind a very soupy sound, go for it.
on 11 January 2013
I really liked this album, only having heard one song (cold hard times) before. I especially liked the first track where he describes trying to pray the bars of his prison cell away. However, I'm still not sure why Lee Hazlewoods albums cost so much money. I think I would have given five stars if it wasnt for the price...
on 6 November 2001
A Cowboy? In Sweden? Sounds slightly off the wall and in its way - it is. I only knew about Lee Hazlewood through a Nancy Sinatra greatest hits album, and was blown away by his voice there. Here the voice gets to go it (mostly) alone - and too great affect. The songs tend have that same macho-but heartbroken, booze infused quality that, from what I can gather, is found in most Lee's stuff - and the songwriting is really strong with a sort of Johnny Cash thing going on. On some songs Lee is joined by a sort of Swedish Nancy - forget her name - dunno if she was his girlfriend at the time. Plus, if these things matter to you - its got one of the coolest Cd sleeves around.