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Watch Me Fall

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Jay Reatard
Reuben Cox

Watch Me Fall

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jay Reatard
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

Funny story: A guy with one of the worst stage names in music (born Jay Lindsey) also has some of its sharpest melodic instincts. The dozen brief, ridiculously infectious tunes on Watch me Fall come wrapped in arrangements that run from frenetic punk to bouncy Britpop to wistful balladry. It’s a bravura performance that ought to win this blog favorite the widespread recognition his songcraft deserves. A?

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