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Long Player Late Bloomer

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Ron Sexsmith | DO YOU THINK I'M SEXSMITH? Singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith

Long Player Late Bloomer

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ron Sexsmith
music label:
84430
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B

The singer-songwriter’s sonorous voice can make even the darkest emotions sound bearable. On his 11th album, Long Player Late Bloomer, Sexsmith tunnels out from melancholy, lifted by his pliant croon and effortless melodies. Metallica producer Bob Rock keeps everything neat and amiable: This is immaculate pop appointed with sighing pedal steel, slide guitars, and saloon piano — but in need of a few more scuff marks to underline its turbulent lyrics. B

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