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Young Blood

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Young Blood

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jerry Lee Lewis
genre:
POP

We gave it a B+

In the wake of last year’s youth-targeted ”comebacks” by Tony Bennett and Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis’ recent major-label deal forebodes a similar marketing gambit. Here, however, the talent seems more dusted-off than retrofitted: The Killer (in shockingly good voice) delivers the goods on his own terms, attaching his rollicking boogie and world-weary crooning to country, rockabilly, and R&B chestnuts on Young Blood Disaffected and dissipated, maybe he is the ideal antihero for these times. B+

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