Rolling Stone - p.984 stars out of 5
-- "[S]he tops herself on what will likely remain the country album of the year....Smoking."
Rolling Stone - p.112
Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007".
Entertainment Weekly - p.139
"The non-violent side of small-town yearnings is here too....She never stoops to teardrops-on-my-guitar banalities." -- Grade: A-
Personnel: Mike Wrucke (guitar, banjo, background vocals); Randy Scruggs (guitar, mandolin); Jay Joyce, Waddy Wachtel, Richard Rodney Bennett (guitar); Hank Singer (fiddle); Chuck Leavell (keyboards); Chad Cromwell (drums); Eric Darken (percussion); Natalie Hemby, Buddy Miller (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Mike Wrucke.
Liner Note Author: Judy Forde Blair.
Recording information: East Iris Studio, Nashville, TN; Omni Sound Studios, Nashville, TN; Wrucke's House Studio, Nashville, TN.
Photographer: Jack Guy.