The American middle class is a social class in the United States. Depending on the class model used, the middle class constitutes anywhere from 25% to 66% of households.
Kentucky native Angaleena Presley first made waves as one-third of Pistol Annies along with Ashley Monroe and Miranda Lambert. Now, the traditional stylist will follow in the paths of her Annies partners with the release of her very first solo album, "American Middle Class," on October 14. Released on Slate Creek Records through a distribution agreement with Thirty Tigers, Presley calls the album a concept record that tells the story of her life – so far. "It’s like my autobiography – each of the songs is a chapter of my life
Oct. 15, 2014 5:09 . ET. Until now, singer-songwriter Angaleena Presley has been known primarily as a member of the edgy, straight-talking triumvirate who make up country music’s Pistol Annies. As the Spice Girls-style nicknames they adopted have it, she’s Holler Annie to Miranda Lambert’s Lone Star Annie and Ashley Monroe’s Hippie Annie. The holler reference is no joke
Angaleena's former Kentucky coal miner father, Jimmy Presley, opens the title song of her debut solo album with a personal narrative. Many of the tracks on American Middle Class revolve around the struggles of people working to make ends meet. You keep doing it. You be proud of it," she told Country Weekly. I feel like it's a necessary evil. You recognize yourself as one of the heroes of the country. The song features one of Presley's biggest musical heroes, Patty Loveless, whom she met through her fellow Pistol Annies member Miranda Lambert
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american middle class angaleena presley album American Middle Class is an album by Angaleena Presley, released on October 14, 2014, through Slate Creek Records. 1 Critical reception.
Only 8 left in stock (more on the way). If there is a pedigree for a modern country music star, then Angaleena Presley fits all of the criteria: a coal miners daughter; native of Beauty, Kentucky; a direct descendent of the original feuding McCoys; a one time single mother; a graduate of both the school of hard knocks and college; a former cashier at both WalMart and WinnDixie. Perhaps best of all the member of Platinum selling Pistol Annies (with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe) says she does not know how to not tell the truth. That truth shines through on her much anticipated debut album, American Middle Class.
Courtesy of the artist. Angaleena Presley's new album, American Middle Class, comes out Oct. 14. Courtesy of the artist. American Middle Class. The temptation when confronting a serious problem is to either cry it out or laugh it off. This is true in country music, as in life
Ain't No Man
All I Ever Wanted
Lori McKenna / Angaleena Presley
American Middle Class
Dry County Blues
Angaleena Presley / Mark D. Sanders
Life of the Party
Matraca Berg / Angaleena Presley
Angaleena Presley / Mark D. Sanders
Better Off Red
Angaleena Presley / Sarah Siskind
Blessing and a Curse
Bob DiPiero / Angaleena Presley
Barry Dean / Luke Laird / Angaleena Presley
Kelly Archer - Vocal Harmony Sarah Barlow - Photography Matraca Berg - Composer, Lyricist Charlie Brocco - Engineer, Mixing Aden Bubeck - Bass (Upright), Guitar (Bass) Barry Dean - Composer, Lyricist Bob DiPiero - Composer, Lyricist Fred Eltringham - Bottle, Castanets, Drums, Main Personnel, Pans, Shaker Audley Freed - Dobro, Guitar (12 String Electric), Guitar (Electric), Mandolin Keith Gates - Banjo, Bazouki, Dobro, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Mandolin, Vocal Harmony Josh Grange - Guitar (Steel) Brad Henderson - Art Direction David Henry - Cello, Violin Luke Laird - Composer, Lyricist Patty Loveless - Vocal Harmony Kam Luchterhand - Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant Gale Mayes - Vocal Harmony Lori McKenna - Composer, Lyricist Taylor Pollert - Engineer Jordan Powell - Producer Angaleena Presley - Composer, Lyricist, Primary Artist, Producer Angie Primm - Vocal Harmony Emily Saliers - Vocal Harmony Mark D. Sanders - Composer, Lyricist Stephen Schofield - Photography Sarah Siskind - Composer, Lyricist, Vocal Harmony Chris Stapleton - Vocal Harmony John Henry Trinko - Hammond B3, Keyboards, Wurlitzer Glen Worff - Bass (Upright), Guitar (Bass)
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