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|8. Too Soon To Tell|
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After 17 years of impressing blues fans and nibbling at the pop charts, Raitt reached #1 and won four Grammys with this 1989 triumph. The title hit and smash Something to Talk About join Thing Called Love; Have a Heart; Real Man , and more of her best!
Nick of Time is the watershed moment in Bonnie Raitt's recording career, the sound of a survivor finding new focus and purpose in her art after nearly 20 years of generally superb, commercially underachieving recordings. An exquisite interpretive singer and formidable guitarist who'd long ago honed her bluesy chops, Raitt raised the stakes by mixing the usual gourmet spread of smart cover choices with her own candid songs--and she knocked one over the fence with the opening track, the album's title song and a moving confession of a boomer's anxieties about age, death, and the impermanence of love. "Nick of Time" catapulted a feisty rock tomboy into a new station that made her as admired by female fans as the stage door johnnies who'd long loved her rock technique, and she covered the bet with other outside songs from John Hiatt ("Thing Called Love"), Bonnie Hayes ("Love Letter", "Have a Heart"), and Jerry L. Williams ("Real Man") that resonated with her persona as a tough, smart, but ultimately tender woman. --Sam Sutherland
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Top Customer Reviews
"Nick Of Time" dominated the Grammy awards and the charts in 1989, and rightfully so. It is one terrific album and earned Bonnie Raitt recognition that was long overdue. She labored long in relative obscurity before hitting it big with this one. Built on solid rock tinged with blues and country overtones, the songs here all feature mature lyrics delivered with real feeling. Listen to the title song. Nobody over thirty can fail to identify with those words. "Love Letter" is my personal favorite song, but I also especially like "Thing Called Love", "Cry On My Shoulder", "Nobody's Girl", "Have A Heart" and "I Will Not Be Denied".
This is a truly outstanding album. Give it a listen and I think you'll agree. Very highly recommended.
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http://www.analogplanet.com/content/nick-time-flawlessly-reissued-capitol-records#URsh7Qo9RrQEZJiG.97Published 5 months ago by kirby
Again, rebuying her music that I had years ago. Totally enjoy her voice and music. Totally recommend if you like Bonnie.Published on March 24 2013 by Patricia M Strapp
What's not to like about this cd? Perfect production and arranging. Great vocals and musical performances. Read morePublished on March 25 2004 by Rollie Anderson
This is my first Bonnie Raitt album and I am hooked for life! I enjoyed one song after another on this album, and when I heard "Too Soon To Tell" it was like "wow, I love this... Read morePublished on Nov. 22 2002
It's been years since I bought this, and I still love it. I love the music and the lyrics. Bonnie Rocks!Published on Dec 5 2001