Album Love and Curses. Standing on the corner all alone All the numbers in your broken telephone They won't drive you home. Reigning Sound; Is. And sat rigidly intent for a moment; then, as the sound of approaching footsteps became audible, one girl hastily. Scoffed Janice, but whether she was referring to the stanza of the reigning poet of the eighteenth century. In the old man's day they held the lands all along this side of the Raritan, nigh up to Baskinridge, but.
Love and Curses Reigning Sound. Calman Studio 5 Cracked Windshield. And the spirit and passion in 'Trash Talk,' 'Something to Hold Onto,' and 'Love Won't Leave You a Song' is thrilling stuff that. So initially, Reigning Sound fans are likely to react to the 14-track, 35-minute Love And Curses by being grateful for its very existence.
As good as 's 2004 album was, the title was both an accurate self-review and a preview of what was inside; the deep soul influences that made the group's first two albums so memorable were pushed to the side, and while the album rocked hard and strong, it seemed as if bandleader and songwriter was ignoring an integral part of his musical personality in favor of making his music better understood to the nuevo-garage crowd. After a three-year layoff and a rewarding detour backing up ' vocalist on her fine solo album (with producing and writing most of the material), have returned to the studio with. The album finds the group getting most of their balance back, and while calling it a return to form suggests was more flawed than it really was, gives a clearer and more compelling picture of what does best.
'Call Me,' 'Only Want You More,' and 'Is It True' confirm that and his partners' rock & roll is as tough as ever and bassist and drummer are a powerful and elemental rhythm section, but here they also make more room for the soulful edges of 's voice and ' keyboards. And when the band turns down the tempo and lets their R&B influences step forward, reaffirms that he's one of the most powerful and affecting blue-eyed soul men recording today, and the spirit and passion in 'Trash Talk,' 'Something to Hold Onto,' and 'Love Won't Leave You a Song' is thrilling stuff that hardly anyone on the indie scene today can touch. Also dip their toes into the social relevance thing with the working class anthem 'Stick Up for Me' and 'Banker and a Liar,' a curious but fascinating finale which matches a slightly -esque lyric about the wealthy and corrupt backed with an accordion and a mandolin.