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Album Review: 'Avalon'

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Avalon

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
126 minutes
performer:
Armin Mueller-Stahl, Aidan Quinn, Eve Gordon, Lou Jacobi, Elizabeth Perkins, Joan Plowright, Kevin Pollak, Elijah Wood
director:
Barry Levinson
distributor:
RCA/Columbia Home Video
author:
2255
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a C-

Give Tesh credit for something. On Avalon, he employs harmonicas, ”Eleanor Rigby” cellos, and a gospel choir in a vain yet noble attempt to disguise the fact that he’s only capable of writing variations on the exact same blowsy, bubbly piano instrumentals he perfected during his Red Rocks concert. The innovations don’t end there, either: Avalon is surely one of the few pop albums with credits for makeup, wardrobe, and hairstyling. C-

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