Lyle Lovett

Lyle Lovett's 'It's Not Big It's Large' New CD Set For Release On August 28th

Four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett will release his thirteenth album, It's Not Big It's Large (Lost Highway), on August 28th.

The album, recorded over the last nine months at Conway Recording Studios and Studio Without Walls in Los Angeles, features Lovett's versatile Large Band on twelve new tracks which cover a broad musical spectrum -- from country to blues, to folk, to jazz, to gospel.

Produced by longtime collaborator Billy Williams and Lovett, It's Not Big It's Large combines Lovett's distinctive vocal style with his critically acclaimed, insightful and introspective songwriting skill.

A deluxe version of the CD, which will be released simultaneously, includes a DVD with footage taken in the studio during the recording of six songs from the album: "Ain't No More Cane," "All Downhill," "Don't Cry A Tear," "Up In Indiana," "The Alley Song," and "South Texas Girl."

On It's Not Big It's Large, Lovett addresses the basics: love, life, death, and the fluidity of time itself. In many different songs the past intrudes on the present and the narrator finds strength to deal with the travails of today by putting them into historical perspective.

This may sound heavy, but it's Lovett's gift to make the deep thoughts slide down like honey. His tone is not one of resignation, but more one of hope through acceptance, as if to say, "this is what life is; this is who I am, and this is where I belong."


1. Tickle Toe 7. Up In Indiana
2. I Will Rise Up 8. The Alley Song
3. All Downhill 9. No Big Deal
4. Don't Cry A Tear 10. Make It Happy
5. South Texas Girl 11. Ain't No More Cane
6. This Traveling Around 12. Up In Indiana-Acoustic

All Songs Written by Lyle Lovett Except For:
"Tickle Toe" (Lester Young) and "Ain't No More Cane" (traditional)

Source: Lost Highway Records
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -

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• Audio CD (August 28, 2007)
• Original Release Date: August 28, 2007
• Number of Discs: 1
• Label: Lost Highway