Thursday, December 10, 2009

TK #65: Jarvis Cocker – Jarvis (2006)

Reflective, wry, bitter, joyous, but most of all, consistently memorable, ex-Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker stepped into the solo spotlight and delivered a batch of songs ranging from whispers to screams. Well, not screams as much as a complicated man loudly proclaiming interesting things. And his sample of the Tommy James classic “Crimson and Clover” on “Black Magic” makes for one of the decade’s best recycled sounds.

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