VINCE GILL, ‘BREAD AND WATER’ — STORY BEHIND THE LYRICS

Beville Darden – The Boot Vince Gill’s latest album, ‘Guitar Slinger,’ is an emotional rollercoaster ride, mixing fun uptempos with tearjerking ballads, along with a few songs that tap into his darker side. All of the project’s tracks, however, have one main thing in common: they’re inspired by various people who have touched the country…

BLESSED WITH SINGING

Pop & Hiss – LA Times Over his 30-plus year recording career, Vince Gill has proved himself a prolific and astute songwriter, a highly regarded guitarist and one of country music’s most award-laden singers. He’s landed multiple song-of-the-year honors from the Country Music Assn. and the Academy of Country Music, along with two Grammy Awards…

ROUGHSTOCK: ‘GUITAR SLINGER’ IS A GOOD OLD FASHIONED COUNTRY ALBUM

Dan MacIntosh – Roughstock Vince Gill’s Guitar Slinger is a good old fashioned country  album. (That’s a compliment, by the way). Its songs address a lot the  biggest questions in life, such as heaven, hell, sin, salvation and all  that sorta messy stuff. In the wrong hands, such subject matter might  come off preachy. In…

REVIEW: VINCE GILL SHOWCASES SONGWRITING STRENGTHS

By MICHAEL McCALL – The Associated Press The title of Vince Gill’s new album focuses on his instrumental skills. But  the music more intently highlights another talent: songwriting. On “Guitar  Slinger,” Gill concentrates on lyrics about friends and issues, turning out  stories that are sometimes entertaining and often touching. Some draw on his sense of…

VINCE GILL EXPLORES TRUTH AND FICTION IN NEW ALBUM

By Vernell Hackett – Reuters Vince Gill mixed a little truth with just enough fiction in writing the songs for his new album, “Guitar Slinger,” that hit record stores and websites on Monday marking his first CD in five years. Gill chose topics as diverse as a murder-suicide, an out-of-the way motel and “True Love”…