This Floating World two-fer from 2012 pairs Dale Watson's first two albums: Cheatin' Heart Attack and Blessed or Damned, released in 1995 and 1996, respectively, on Hightone Records. These appeared in the mid-'90s but they belong to an era much earlier, which is why they also sound appealing reissued nearly two decades later. Watson's music later deepened but he knew where he wanted to go from the start, so this is a valuable release for anybody who discovered him later, after he became one of the staples of the Austin music scene.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Track Listing - Disc 1
Track Listing - Disc 2