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Radical: From slavery to porn

Bruce Hornsby scored a verdenshit in 1986 with her only the second single, ’The Way It Is’. Ago has the american not done much to get more, and the other day he said that he was ’a rather poor pop star’.

He is in turn good for much else.

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At the age of 65 are the pianist, the songwriter and the singer have still not finished exploring its gennemmusikalske talent, and after through the years that have jongleret with everything from jazz and classical to gospel and bluegrass, he goes for the time on the discovery in a kind of modernist kammerpop.

On the remarkable ’Non-Secure Connection to continue the Hornsby cooperation with beundreren Justin Vernon from Bon Iver, who also starred on the veteranens exciting ’Absolute Zero’ from the year before.


By using primarily the piano, flighty strings and manipulated vocals challenger Hornsby popmusikkens conventions with odd song structures, which resonates disturbingly in a derailed world anno 2020.

It mostly works even. Boring is the never.

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Hornsby sings about hackers, slavery, and even his great passion basketball, while ’Porn Hour’ is a sarcastic comment on the internet's offer of madness.

He sounds like a mix of Brian Eno and Paul Simon, but most himself, when he is funky on ’Bright Star Cast’, and almost made a hit in the form of ’My Resolve’, which actually is related to ’The Way It Is’.

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Hornsby genindspiller ’Anything Can Happen’ which fondly makes fun of R&B. the Song was originally released of his mentor, the late Leon Russell, whose voice is reused with great effect.

Anything can indeed happen in Hornsbys creative universe. On good and evil. Most good.

the Cover of Bruce Hornsbys current album, 'Non-Secure Connection', which contains ten songs and lasts 40 minutes.

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