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Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe

Nashville Outlaws, Motley Cure

Motley Crue in Chicago, IL, 1984.

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Does the thought of Rascal Flatts covering “Kickstart My Heart” have you buzzing like a visit to Dr. Feelgood’s office? Then this down-the-middle Mötley cöuntry compilation was made for you. Unfortunately, few of the 15 featured artists do anything more than rehash their assigned song – often omitting even the slight twang Nashville usually requires. Two exceptions: LeAnn Rimes, who gives a provocative reading of “Smokin’ in the Boys Room,” and the Mavericks, who ditch country and metal for a track that tries to imagine what salsa could sound like if it were produced by T Bone Burnett.


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