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Album Review: 'Oh What a World'

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Oh What a World

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Paul Brady

We gave it a B+

Irish singer-songwriter Brady, best known for Bonnie Raitt’s covers of his folky R&B (”Not the Only One,” ”Luck of the Draw”), returns after six years with a theme album of love on the rocks. Brady lifts the mood with shouted, Van Morrison-like rockers and cerebral, Sting-ish rhythm romps. Still, too many tunes never quite find their fire; a funk-and-roll duet with Raitt might’ve helped. B-