Need You Now [+digital booklet]
 
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Need You Now [+digital booklet]

January 26, 2010

$9.49
  Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Need You Now
4:37
2
Our Kind of Love
4:09
3
American Honey
3:44
4
Hello World
5:26
5
Perfect Day
3:21
6
Love This Pain
3:03
7
When You Got A Good Thing
4:57
8
Stars Tonight
4:04
9
If I Knew Then
4:15
10
Something 'Bout A Woman
3:41
11
Ready To Love Again
2:53
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Digital Booklet: Need You Now


Product Details

  • Original Release Date: January 26, 2010
  • Release Date: January 26, 2010
  • Label: CAPITOL NASHVILLE
  • Copyright: (C) 2010 Capitol Records Nashville
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  • Total Length: 44:10
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B00330UFQS
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (307 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #951 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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99 of 112 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ~Hello World: meet Lady A~ January 26, 2010
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
It's amazing how fast Lady Antebellum has taken over the world of country music, and 2009 was certainly an unbelievable year for them. 'Need You Now' is a rock solid sophomore album, which is sure to send them not only higher up among the country superstars -- but propel them into the pop music world as well.

Their platinum debut album zipped up the country charts, and Lady A ended up bringing home awards for song of the year ("I Run To You") and group of the year, at the '09 CMA awards. Their great songwriting continues onto 'Need You Now', in which they've had a hand in writing 8 out of the 11 songs here. The title track spent 5 weeks at #1 on country radio -- and is now making its way onto the pop airwaves. This CD is full of beautiful harmony, brilliant lyrics, and lovely piano laden songs.

"Hello World" is definitely the standout song to me....It's just stunning. The song starts off softly with acoustic piano for a while, and then rises into a beautiful anthem about the simple things in life -- what life is all about. Great lyrics, production, and vocals..."Hello World" almost has a 'Coldplay' feel to it towards the end. "Perfect Day" and "American Honey" are nice summer type songs, in which Hilary sings lead vocals. Both singles are laid back tunes, which sound similar to classic Dixie Chick hits from long ago. "If I Knew Then" is a gorgeous ballad about missing an opportunity at love, by not taking a chance...something that many of us can relate to.

It seems very apparent that Lady A will continue on their road to becoming one of the most successful acts in pop-country music -- this CD is filled with some huge hit singles. It's a very strong album top-to-bottom, and I highly recommend it! ~9/10~
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33 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful album January 26, 2010
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
This has got to be one of the best albums I've heard in quite some time. Normally when I purchase an entire album I find I really like some songs, feel ambivilant about a few, and don't care for one or two. This is one of those albums where I like pretty much every song.

I just finished listening to the entire album and I have to say I'm hooked. If you like "Need You Now", you'll love the album. "If I Knew Then" and "When You Got a Good Thing" are great ballads, sweet without being overly sappy. There are a few upbeat songs and a couple definitely remind you it's a country-genre album. Aside from those, the album is full of the type of music that can easily transition to mainstream radio.

I liked the first album, love the second. Beautiful music, excellent harmonies, and wonderful lyrics. Exactly what music is all about.
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82 of 105 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lady Antebellum: Need You Now In-Depth Review January 28, 2010
By Kari_24
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I was really excited for the release of this album. After such a great debut album I expected a lot from this group. While the overall content on the CD is good, I am a little disappointed because something just isn't clicking as perfectly this time around. On their debut album I gave them five stars. For this one they get four because there are a couple of flub songs on here, which I felt the previous album didn't have. So lets get the bad songs out of the way first shall we?

THE BAD

Hello World - (1/10) While some people may like this song, (A guy in another review) I just can't seem to make myself like it. Charles sings lead in this one, or from what I have heard of it. My imaginary ADHD kicks on during this song and my brain disengages. I've tried to listen to it a few times but, honestly I can't tell you what it's about because I always end up skipping it, or thinking about other things when it's playing. Why, you make ask? Well the arrangement is dreadfully boring, Charles does nothing to impress me with his vocals in this one, and the tune is just to slow and long (5:26)! I have no problem with long songs but when the song is boring and uneventful it makes it kind of painful. Why this song is on here is beyond me, as they usually use their own songs but, Tom Douglas, David Lee & Tony Lane wrote this song...whoever they are :P

Stars Tonight - (4/10) This song doesn't spin me either, it's hard to relate to. It's basically telling us were all stars tonight at their concert (La Te Da)...this song might actually work if you were at a Lady Antebellum concert in the moment, but on the CD it's cliche in a back rock concert kinda way, and basically pointless. It feels like a filler song to me, although it may have a better effect when the song is sung live.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Fun and Impressive Sophomore Album January 26, 2010
By Randy
Format:Audio CD
I have been a fan of Lady Antebellum since I saw them on GAC and listened to their first album. I saw a lot of potential in the three members of the country/pop/rock group: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood. Their efforts have brought a solid fan base that continues to grow. "Need You Now" solidifies my adoration for the musical trio.

The first track here is also Lady A's first single: `Need You Now.' One of their slower songs, it's a great opener for the CD. One of my favorites however is `Perfect Day,' which has Scott at the lead vocal position. She sings about how a Cajun man playing a country tune would sound like, which is followed by the irresistible instrumental hook of the song.

Nevertheless, each song on Lady Antebellum's sophomore album is amazing. Some CDs may have filler tracks, but I think none can be found here. In my humble opinion, this trio is a positive sign of what country music is evolving into. Certainly, there are still artists who could be considered "pure" country if there is such a term, but bands like Lady Antebellum make it easier to draw in non-country fans to country music itself.

Therefore, I recommend "Need You Now" to those who simply enjoy well-written and fun music. I am sure you won't be disappointed by this impressive effort.
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Great Cd good songs on the album and fast delivery.I would recommend this to a friend or a gift idea.
Published 5 days ago by Marilyn Gartner
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Published 26 days ago by Stephen Brand
5.0 out of 5 stars don't know
I got this as a gift to my daughter I liked the 1st album they put out but thsat was it for me She liked it though
Published 1 month ago by wootsy
5.0 out of 5 stars The Right Choice! :)
I'm really glad that I purchased this particular version direct from an American store, sounding exactly the way it was intendid. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Trevski
5.0 out of 5 stars great music
Lady Antebellum offers a sound we used to call progressive country way back when. The singing, the playing, and the song-writing are all excellent. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Karen J. Prager
5.0 out of 5 stars Good songs
I'm enjoying this one. Need You Now got me to listen to the rest of the songs on the album. Won't say that one isn't my favorite and the rest not as much but still a good album.
Published 1 month ago by L. Grant
5.0 out of 5 stars was a gift to a friend
wonderful....my friend just loved it and I would recommend this to anyone! listen to it if you can get a chance!
Published 1 month ago by raejbarnes
5.0 out of 5 stars Need You Now
Once again Lady Antebellum comes through with a great CD. It's great litening even if you are not a country fan.
Published 1 month ago by Linda Siegel
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