Friday, July 31, 2009

10-in-10 CD reviews

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:52 AM

Each Friday, we bring you 10 reviews of recently released CDs done in 10 words each:

Trevor Hall Trevor Hall — 22-year-old’s debut combines reggae, soul and acoustic rock.

Chris Ayer Don’t Go Back to Sleep — Folk done in a pop format, pleasant and strong vocals.

Various Artists Funny People Soundtrack — McCartney, Plant, Ringo, Lennon, James Taylor, Zevon, Wilco… Adam Sandler?

Pepper Dome Let’s Try the Otherside — Hard rock with weak vocals, the CD cover looks cheesy.

Ian Hunter Man Overboard — Mott the Hoople frontman offers standard rock with raspy vocals.

Over the Hill Looking for a Spark — Energetic, entertaining bluegrass-meets-punk band with voice-cracking vocals.

Ben Cooley Hall Owning Up to a Life — Former Mary Reillys singer releases debut, folk-pop solo disc.

Mike Dekle Tributes — Singer’s fifth album has country accent and sturdy country roots.

Shannon Curtis Why Don’t You Stay — Third EP contains five songs of pop-based piano songs.

Little Richard King of Rock and Roll — Entertaining reissue features Rolling Stones, Creedence and some other covers.

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