Saturday, January 02, 2010

TK #32: Pete Yorn – musicforthemorningafter (2001)

Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn’s debut is as notable for what it’s not – strummy, docile, bland – as what it is – melodic, brooding, rocking. He doesn’t completely eschew the form’s orthodoxies (“Strange Condition” is a low-key stunner), but when he revs it up – like on “For Nancy” and “Closet” – he achieves a sort of lift-off that few of his peers can match.

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