Her first major album in a decade, featuring Steve Earle, Sheryl Crow and father Johnny
Although temporarily abandoned when Cash lost her voice during pregnancy, Rules Of Travel signals a striking reawakening for a too often overlooked talent. Aided by husband John Leventhal’s arrangements, she spurns formula to find unerring fidelity to songs of heartbreak and maturity. Cash puts her experience to use on the slow-burning eroticism of the Earle-assisted “I’ll Change For You”, while the duet with her father and “Closer Than I Appear” match her pop roots with throbbing obsession and vengeance. A deeply felt and accomplished return.