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** "Tell Her" was completely re-recorded for the single version. The original is a subuded, nearly-acoustic ballad, but the radio edit is a string-drenched PowerBallad which has a key change as well.
** "I'm Already There" had a "Message from Home" remix that spliced in calls placed by family members of soldiers serving overseas (and muted the line "I'll gently kiss your lips / touch you with my fingertips").

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** "Tell Her" was completely re-recorded for the single country radio version. The original is a subuded, nearly-acoustic ballad, but the radio edit is a string-drenched PowerBallad which has a key change as well.
well. Despite this, the GreatestHitsAlbum has the album version.
** "I'm Already There" had two remixes: a heavier-sounding mix for pop radio, and an edit of the album/country radio version called the "Message from Home" remix Home Version" that spliced in calls placed by family members of soldiers serving overseas (and muted the line "I'll gently kiss your lips / touch you with my fingertips").



* ShoutOut: Haley & Michaels released a song in 2014 called "Just Another Love Song", which heavily references "Amazed". Near the end, Richie sings the chorus to "Amazed" over the song's chorus.

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* ShoutOut: Haley & Michaels released a song in 2014 called "Just Another Love Song", which heavily references "Amazed". Near the end, Richie sings the chorus to "Amazed" over the song's and features Richie singing its chorus.


A CountryMusic band who, as their name indicates, hails from Texas. The band initially comprised Richie [=McDonald=] (lead vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums), John Rich (lead and background vocals, bass), Dean Sams (keyboards, background vocals), and Michael Britt (lead guitar, background vocals). Both Rainwater and Britt had previously performed in another band called Canyon. In TheNineties, Lonestar had modest success with their first two albums, including the #1 hits "No News" and "Come Cryin' to Me". Shortly after the second album, Rich was fired, and they continued as a quartet, using a road band and session bassist to cover up Rich's absence.

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A CountryMusic band who, as their name indicates, hails from Texas. The band initially comprised Richie [=McDonald=] (lead vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums), John Rich (lead and background vocals, bass), Dean Sams (keyboards, background vocals), and Michael Britt (lead guitar, background vocals). Both Rainwater and Britt had previously performed in another band called Canyon. In TheNineties, Lonestar had modest success with their first two albums, including the #1 hits "No News" and "Come Cryin' to Me". Shortly after the second album, Rich was fired, fired (he would go on to become one-half of Music/BigAndRich), and they continued as a quartet, using a road band and session bassist to cover up Rich's absence.


* BreakupBreakout: Double-subverted by John Rich. His first releases after leaving Lonestar went nowhere, but he had a couple hits with Big Kenny as the duo Big & Rich, and became a prolific songwriter/producer after having out-of-the-box success in both capacities for Gretchen Wilson.


* LyricalColdOpen: "Unusually Unusual".



*** Oddly, their GreatestHitsAlbum has both versions of "I'm Already There" and the bowdlerized radio version of "No News", but the album version of "Tell Her".

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* ListSong: "No News" starts off listing ways the woman who left him could get in touch with him, and ends up listing bad excuses she could make for why she hasn't.


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** Several in "No News" in the list of potential excuses: "...on the road with Music/PearlJam, buried with the Music/GratefulDead, came back as a [[Music/JimmyBuffett Parrothead]]." The edited version also has "playing guitar with Music/TheBand."



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* ''Never Enders'' (2016)


* OneBookAuthor: "Tell Her" was co-written by prolific songwriter Craig Wiseman and a person known only as "Kwesi B.", who has apparently never written anything else.



Take a look around…"\\

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* CommonMeter: Outside the "ooh, no news" at the end, the verses of "No News" are common meter double.


* StepUpToTheMicrophone: When John Rich was in the band, he sang lead on several album tracks, but "Heartbroke Every Day" was the only single that had him on the lead. (Coincidentally or otherwise, its chart run overlapped with Richie's guest appearance on then-labelmate Mindy [=McCready=]'s "Maybe He'll Notice Her Now".

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* StepUpToTheMicrophone: When John Rich was in the band, he sang lead on several album tracks, but "Heartbroke Every Day" was the only single that had him on the lead. (Coincidentally or otherwise, its chart run overlapped with Richie's guest appearance on then-labelmate Mindy [=McCready=]'s "Maybe He'll Notice Her Now".)

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* ShoutOut: Haley & Michaels released a song in 2014 called "Just Another Love Song", which heavily references "Amazed". Near the end, Richie sings the chorus to "Amazed" over the song's chorus.


* InVinoVeritas: The singer spends the entire song trying to convince his ex-girlfriend (and quite possibly himself) that the only reason he told her that he still loved her and wanted her back was because he was drunk.

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* InVinoVeritas: The In "Tequila Talkin'", the singer spends the entire song trying to convince his ex-girlfriend (and quite possibly himself) that the only reason he told her that he still loved her and wanted her back was because he was drunk.


* MadDreamer: The subject of "Unusually Unusual".

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* MadDreamer: The subject of "Unusually Unusual".Unusual":
-->She had a tattoo above her ankle of a trident submarine\\
She said it symbolizes awesome powers hidden deep within our dreams\\
And her diamond eyes, different in color, held me captive in their light\\
And she said "Hey, man did you know we used to be brothers in some past life?"


* OneBookAuthor: "Tell Her" was co-written by prolific songwriter Craig Wiseman and a person known only as "Kwesi B.", who has apparently never written anything else.



** "Tell Her" was completely re-recorded for the single version. The original is a nearly-acoustic song, but the radio edit is a string-drenched PowerBallad which has a key change as well.

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** "Tell Her" was completely re-recorded for the single version. The original is a subuded, nearly-acoustic song, ballad, but the radio edit is a string-drenched PowerBallad which has a key change as well.


* TheBandMinusTheFace: ''Party Heard Around the World'' was the only album on which Cody Collins sang lead in Richie's absence.

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* TheBandMinusTheFace: ''Party Heard Around the World'' was and ''My Christmas List'' were the only album on which Cody Collins sang lead albums they released in Richie's absence.the absence of Richie [=McDonald=].


* ''Lonestar Live'' (EP) (1994)




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* ''Life as We Know It'' (2013)



* ChristmasSongs: ''This Christmas Time'', which includes eight covers and three original songs.

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* ChristmasSongs: ''This Christmas Time'', which includes eight covers and three original songs. During the Cody Collins era, they released ''My Christmas List'', which was sold only in Cracker Barrel stores.

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