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Heaven & Hell

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Heaven & Hell

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Jackson
Producers:
Sony Classical
genre:
Classical

We gave it a D

Joe Jackson continues in the struggle to establish himself as a ”serious” classical composer. But even the noble efforts of violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, soprano Dawn Upshaw, songstress Suzanne Vega, and others can’t save his 13th release, Heaven & Hell — a ponderous, pretentious meditation on the seven deadly sins — from being a classical bore. D