The album lowers the emotional stakes but still manages to dole out plenty of country-rock bombast.
Wrangled feels like an antidote to some of the more testosterone-driven material coming out of Nashville.
Annie Up walks the line between rebellion and conformity in ways that are both troubling and provocative.
Whereas many side projects ultimately amount to little more than artistically inert, self-indulgent one-offs, Miranda Lambert’s Pistol Annies is true to her reputation of defying expectations.
The Pistol Annies’s first single, “Hell on Heels,” impresses for setting a clear mood from its first notes.