Album Review

Emmylou Harris' major-label solo debut quickly establishes the pattern that the vast majority of her subsequent work would follow: Pieces of the Sky is bravely eclectic, impeccably performed, and achingly beautiful. Amid a collection of songs that ranks among her most well-chosen -- ranging from the catalogs of the Beatles ("For No One") to Boudleaux and Felice Bryant ("Sleepless Nights") and the Louvin Brothers (the hit "If I Could Only Win Your Love") -- the record's centerpiece is one of Harris' rare original compositions, "Boulder to Birmingham," her stirring tribute to fallen mentor Gram Parsons.
Jason Ankeny, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Bluebird Wine
  2. Too Far Gone
  3. If I Could Only Win Your Love
  4. Boulder to Birmingham
  5. Before Believing
  6. Bottle Let Me Down
  7. Sleepless Nights
  8. Coat of Many Colors
  9. For No One
  10. Queen of the Silver Dollar
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