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Album Review: 'Steady Pull'

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Steady Pull

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jonatha Brooke

We gave it a B

Ally McBeal should put the humdrum Vonda Shepard out to pasture and sign up spunky Brooke as its resident crooner. While her Lilith-appropriate folk-pop will resonate with the romantically plagued, Brooke is wiser and more adventurous than many clichéd contemporaries. She successfully adds bossa-nova-style loops to ”How Deep Is Your Love” and modernizes ”Room in My Heart” with drum machines. A few cuts veer toward MOR blandness, but her Pull‘s generally steady. B

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