Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Heron King Blues

Posted By on Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 12:00 AM

Now here’s a pleasant surprise: a record that actually exhibits glimpses of musicianship in the classic Roxy Music style. Unfortunately, Califone doesn’t know whether it wants to be the languidly smooth Avalon Roxy (“Sawtooth Sung A Cheater’s Song”) or the experimentally percolating For Your Pleasure Roxy (“2 Sisters Drunk On Each Other”).

But either way it really doesn’t matter because the personality-challenged singer is excruciatingly lame. So if you have one of those computer programs that can erase all the lead vocals from an album, here’s the perfect use for it.

E-mail Jeffrey Morgan at letters@metrotimes.com.

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