Joseph Guay
Simon Vozick-Levinson
October 25, 2010 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Union

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
genre
Rock

We gave it a B

There’s an appealing logic in pairing these piano men for a duets album after decades of mutual admiration. On The Union, Leon Russell’s raspy wail makes an apt foil for Sir Elton’s still-luxuriant croon, and the duo settles cozily into producer T Bone Burnett’s arrangements. Both artists have done more durable work in the past, but who can begrudge two old pals having so much fun? B

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