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Fruitcake

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Fruitcake

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jimmy Buffett
genre:
Country

We gave it a B-

Jimmy Buffett comes across as a guitar- strumming Happy Face on most of his 23rd album, Fruitcake, but what redeems him is the occasional observant lyric among the contrived moments, as well as several brief but exhilarating instrumentals. Must to avoid: the slaughtering of Patsy Cline’s ”She’s Got You,” recast with an ersatz reggae beat and gender-bending lyrics. B-

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