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Ridin' High

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Ridin' High

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Robert Palmer
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

Why does every orchestrated oldie here ring truer than the ones sung by Natalie Cole or Sinéad O’Connor? Maybe because Ridin’ High doesn’t seem to be a move of career desperation (as does Cole’s album) or what you do when you can’t write your own hits (as does O’Connor’s). This is a mildly tasty diversion — but if you want ”Witchcraft,” are you gonna buy Robert Palmer instead of Sinatra? B-

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