Burnett pulled the trigger on the minimal swashes of strings, the gospel choir that pipes up here and there. Rather than recreate the past, the simplicity, the return to the sounds of his early albums, and the thoughtful story-telling reflect the place of a longtime legend keeping things in perspective. But, if he were to take the step further and use these tools to more clearly connect to the content of the songs, the emotional impact could be astounding.
Lucy Shanker May 7, Robert Ham May 7, Tyler Clark May 6, Laura Dzubay May 5, Bernie Taupin's lyrics are among the most evocative he's written: just for starters, he attempts to convey Oscar Wilde's thoughts on his release from prison Oscar Wilde Gets Out , and offers a glimpse behind the impassive countenance of a black pianist in the American South The Ballad of Blind Tom.
John gives each song the space it deserves, ruminating in a baritone that evokes golden autumn light. He also revels in playing his piano; the delicate figures of Home Again communicate his passion for the instrument as strongly as Mexican Vacation's bawdy barroom tinkling. It's an album that strikes a perfect blend of maturity and freshness. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
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