Picks and Pans Review: Life Happened

UPDATED 12/02/2002 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 12/02/2002 at 01:00 AM EST

Tammy Cochran (Sony Nashville)

On her second album, Cochran evokes thoughts of another Tammy...Wynette, who also happens to be one of this country comer's idols. "What Kind of Woman Would I Be" and "White Lies and Picket Fences," for instance, are the kind of subtly feminist songs with which the late Wynette was so effective. Cochran's clear, true voice and eloquent diction also lend credibility to the persevering-through-adversity material she favors, such as the title track and "I'm Getting There." Even on tunes that must remind Cochran of her own divorce, she displays a dignified strength. Harking back to the more traditional, pre-CMT days of country, Cochran is a real talent who deserves to be heard.

BOTTOM LINE: No one-hit wonder

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