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Album: Amos Lee
# Song Title   Time
1)    Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight More Info...
2)    Seen It All Before More Info...
3)    Arms of a Woman More Info...
4)    Give It Up More Info...
5)    Dreamin' More Info...
6)    Soul Suckers More Info...
7)    Colors More Info...
8)    Bottom of the Barrel More Info...
9)    Black River More Info...
10)    Loves in the Lies More Info...
11)    All My Friends More Info...
 

Album: Amos Lee
# Song Title   Time
1)    Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight More Info...
2)    Seen It All Before More Info...
3)    Arms of a Woman More Info...
4)    Give It Up More Info...
5)    Dreamin' More Info...
6)    Soul Suckers More Info...
7)    Colors More Info...
8)    Bottom of the Barrel More Info...
9)    Black River More Info...
10)    Loves in the Lies More Info...
11)    All My Friends More Info...
 
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  • There's no denying that Norah Jones's name is thrown around a lot regarding her labelmate Amos Lee's Blue Note debut. Lee gained renown through touring with her, and Jones and her band are heard lending a hand on the album. Other than a tendency to keep things on the quiet side, though, the comparisons pretty much stop there. Where Jones's piano-based music draws heavily from her love of jazz standards, Lee is another story altogether. His combination of low-key folk-rock and old-school R&B positions him as something of a Bill Withers for the 21st century. Indeed, his silky/soulful voice and emotive, acoustic-guitar-based songs reveal a strong Withers influence, something all too rare in contemporary pop music, R&B or otherwise. Tracks such as "Arms of a Woman" reveal Lee to be a dyed-in-the-wool romantic, but "Bottom of the Barrel" and others indicate his ability to step outside of love-song tropes for a well-rounded songwriting approach.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.74) - 3 stars out of 5 - "His mix of acoustic guitar and R&B-bred singing is more reminiscent of Bill Withers or Tracy Chapman."

Entertainment Weekly (No. 809, p.73) - "[T]his Philly troubadour crafts concise, soulful songs with a warm palette of acoustic colors..." - Grade: B+

Uncut (p.97) - 3 stars out of 5 - "He's got a sly easy-on-the-ear voice that lies somewhere between Seal and James Taylor..."

Vibe (p.168) - "[S]tout in musicianship yet delicate in tone."

Dirty Linen (p.61) - "He utilizes his falsetto quivering voice in a very effective manner and will sometimes go into a scat style that has tinges of a jazz singer's delivery."
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