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Kenny Chesney, Be As You Are

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1584594

Disk length: 1h 4m 15s (14 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2004

Label: Unknown

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“Be As You Are” Tracks & Durations

1. Old Blue Chair 3:24
2. Be As You Are 4:19
3. Guitars and Tiki Bars 4:36
4. Island Boy 3:56
5. Somewhere In The Sun 4:45
6. Boston 4:16
7. Something Sexy About The Rain 5:24
8. French Kissing Life 4:02
9. Key Lime Pie 4:40
10. Sherry's Living In Paradise 3:20
11. Magic 4:40
12. Soul Of A Sailor 4:14
13. Old Blue Chair (ocean mix) 6:03
14. Kenny Chesney 6:28

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Kenny Chesney may work the Jimmy Buffett mojo a little too hard on his CMA Award-winning album, When the Sun Goes Down. But he comes by it naturally, having vacationed at Myrtle Beach as a child and today owning a home in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Now comes his all-out island salute, Be As You Are (Songs from an Old Blue Chair), which surprises only in its concentration on the restorative vibe of beachfront life rather than the bikinis and rum-soaked nights. Intimate and subdued, the album gets mandatorily frolicsome on "Guitars and Tiki Bars." But mostly it's a reflective look at the people, places, and passion that make up his south-of-the-equator equation. There are lovely moments here--the cocktail swirl of "Magic," the quiet eroticism of "Something Sexy in the Rain," and the faraway ache of "Somewhere in the Sun." Trouble is, Chesney, who wrote or cowrote all 13 tracks, ended up with enough material for only half a record, and then repeated many of his ideas (particularly the singling out of the émigrés who came to the islands to become whole again) to fill out the album. Add that shortcoming to the mellow sameness that prevails, and Be As You Are becomes less an album for that old blue chair than one for the hammock. --Alanna Nash

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Kenny Chesney - Be As You Are

Tracks: 13 (-1 tracks), Disk length: 55m 14s (-10m 59s)