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Big as Life

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Big as Life

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Hamell On Trial
Producers:
Mercury Records
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

With his undeniable talent, breathless songwriting, and hulking, charismatic stage presence, Hamell has created an estimable buzz in his adopted hometown of Austin, Tex. The debut Big as Life is a game attempt to replicate the spontaneous energy of his live shows, but what sounds thrilling on stage comes off as rushed and overbaked on record.