Old Alabama (Featuring Alabama)
Label: Arista Nashville
As usual, Paisley breaks up emotional numbers ("One of Those Lives," "New Favorite Memory") with lighthearted songs that border on hilarious ("Camouflage," "Don't Drink the Water"). But he also steps outside the box for his eighth album, seamlessly adding Beach Boys harmonies ("Working on a Tan"), mariachi riffs ("Don't Drink the Water") and spaghetti Western flavor ("Eastwood") into his sound. Remarkably, these elements sound quite at home within each song -- and that is Paisley's greatest strength. Guests include Alabama, Don Henley, Marty Stuart, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and more.