MP3 of the Day: Miss Leslie & Her Juke Jointers
It seems for every great female country singer, there's a man who has invented a new way to break her heart, be it by leaving or simply not returning her desires. The latter is the case on Miss Leslie's HPMA-nominated
This song will make your heart ache. This is traditional country all the way, complete with whining guitar that'll pulls at the heartstrings. Vocally, Miss Leslie takes a page from prominent country artist like Tammy Wynette and Dolly Parton, using her powerful vocals to add conviction to the lyrics. Though this is a story that everyone can relate to, they're just words - it's Miss Leslie's voice, which leans more towards gospel at times, that makes the "Whiskey" so damn believable.
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