When popindustrien have a blockbuster, so try the industry always to score the box on a copy. So after Amy Winehouse came Adele, Duffy and Rumer.
the Latter struck emphatically through with their debut ’Seasons of My Soul’ in 2010, but since then the English singer popsoul not been worth much. Also not musical.
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the Trend continues in the form of Rumers fifth album, ’Nashville Tears’, where she once again sounds like something you've heard anything better before. Especially before Winehouse.
On its predecessor, ‘This Girl's in Love', interpreted she treasures of the duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and this time, there are so stiløvelser of the texan songwriter Hugh Prestwood, who has delivered several hits to countrystjerner.
In the mouth of the 41-year-old Rumer is being repertoire rather easy listening, but in length it is a little difficult to listen to despite the beautiful arrangements and competent craftsmanship.
On a song like ’Deep Summer in the Deep South’ flirts, she politely with the steamy sensuality and eroticism, Bobbie Gentry was a master of, and also Dusty Springfield restrained with antydningens art.
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’Bristlecone Pine’ and ’Hard Times For Lovers’ is, however, elemental dynamic points of reference in the course of a nicely boring time that often feels like a summer breeze, you barely oblivious.
’Oklahoma Stray’ buries the singer her dog, and so can even countrymusikken not be more sentimental, but the album's standardized moderation is, in fact, also sad.
Rumer is a copy. Of a copy.
the Cover to the Rumers fifth album, 'Nashville Tears' which contains 15 songs by the american Hugh Prestwood.