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King of Hearts

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King of Hearts

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Roy Orbison
Producers:
Virgin
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

When he died in 1988, ”the Voice” left behind enough unfinished material to just about fill up an album; thus this respectfully assembled posthumous coda. While uneven, King of Hearts is certainly welcome — both for the inclusion of that otherworldly ”Crying” duet with k.d. lang and for the spine-tingling ”Love in Time,” with which the track’s producer and guitarist Robbie Robertson may have earned himself a ticket to the promised land. B

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