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The Road to Ensenada


Download links and information about The Road to Ensenada by Lyle Lovett. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 50:38 minutes.

Artist: Lyle Lovett
Release date: 1996
Genre: Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 12
Duration: 50:38
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No. Title Length
1. Don't Touch My Hat 3:47
2. Her First Mistake 6:29
3. Fiona 4:09
4. That's Right 4:54
5. Who Loves You Better 4:47
6. Private Conversation 4:32
7. Promises 3:08
8. It Ought to Be Easier 4:12
9. I Can't Love You Anymore 3:14
10. Long Tall Texan (with Randy Newman) 3:27
11. Christmas Morning 3:44
12. The Road to Ensenada 4:15



You get the feeling that The Road to Ensenada won the 1997 Grammy for Best Country Album because it contains so much more than country. There are layers of gospel, western swing, soul music, jangle-pop, blues, Sinatra-influenced balladry, and New Orleans–style jazz. For a guy who manages to do so much, Lovett never sounds strained. In fact, his suave presence is what anchors all of Ensenada's ideas. It’s a full-bodied album, presented with the celebratory panache of a concert performance. The easiest way to describe Lovett’s art is to state the obvious: he's a stylish man. He knows how to wear clothes, and he knows how to wear styles. That’s why a tale of true love in the Deep South is played as a bossa nova in “Her First Mistake.” It’s how he can write a story about the essence of loneliness and regret and title it “Christmas Morning.” All of its musical wit converges on “That’s Right,” which became his signature song and something of a new national anthem (delivered with a wink) for people who hail from the Lone Star State.