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Masts of Manhatta

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Masts of Manhatta

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tracy Bonham
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

Its title cribbed from Walt Whitman, Masts of Manhatta finds Tracy Bonham describing a quieter, more grown-up life, one she and her hubby split between Brooklyn and Woodstock. ”I hear a young sparrow,” she sings. ”Oh, it’s your ringtone.” The music straddles that urban/rural divide with tasty jazz-roots arrangements by Beck’s ex-guitarist Smokey Hormel. But it’s Bonham’s wryly literate lyrics that bring you along for the ride. B+

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