Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying

Tuesday 1st March 2005
Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying
Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying

STYLE: Country
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 11616-10423
LABEL: Word Curb CURCD157

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

He's sold 30 million albums world wide and enjoyed 23 number one hit singles in the USA including the amazing title cut from this album. No doubt about it the cowboy-hatted Tim McGraw is a country superstar. He's also a Christian. Like many Christian country artists, it seems to be culturally acceptable to write about the brutalities of life and relationships and then slip in a few songs that really let the world know you're saved. So, for this latest release you get the tongue in cheek "Do You Want Fries With That" which sees the protagonist embarrassed as he serves a Big Mac to his ex-wife's lover while working a second job! "How Bad Do You Want It" examines the ambition that drives us while "Can't Tell Me Nothin'" and "Drugs Or Jesus" are pretty up front when it comes to making life choices. The latter comes on like a worship song in its last 60 seconds! The title cut is the most amazing inspiring song I've heard all year and actually made me cry the first time I heard it! Now, there's an admission eh? This is classy country music with a heart and real soul expressing faith that intrigues the masses.

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Reader Comments

Posted by James in Australia @ 01:12 on Jan 7 2010

Yes, very proud Tim McGraw is a Christian and is expressing his love for God in his songs. You don't get many Christian country singers, (Alan Jackson)... but very pleased... and his album is a great one! Good one you Tim McGraw and keep expressing your faith to God and the people around you!

Posted by Jennifer in Albuquerque, NM @ 00:07 on Apr 13 2007

I am so very proud to see Tim McGraw being vocal about his faith in Jesus Christ. This is a wonderful article and an amazing CD. May Tim McGraw always stand firm in his faith and in his relationship with Jesus!

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