Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content
Oscars 2017
Everything you need to knowDon't Miss It

Article

Jeff Bridges review - Jeff Bridges

Posted on

Jeff Bridges | COUNTRY DUDE Bridges' gravelly vocals and stand-out songwriting make his self-titled a surprise treat
Kevin Winter/WireImage.com

Jeff Bridges

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jeff Bridges
music label:
2532
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

Crazy Heart reminded us that the Oscar-winning actor could sing, so the surprise here isn’t Bridges’ worn-denim vocals, which producer T Bone Burnett surrounds with his trademark chamber-country atmospherics. Rather, it’s Bridges’ songwriting on appealingly idiosyncratic cuts like the philosophical ”Tumbling Vine” and ”Falling Short,” on which he wonders if God put him here to ”bushwhack a path.” Spoken like the Dude himself. B+

Download These:
Tender What a Little Bit of Love Can Do
Tear-in-your-beer ballad Everything but Love

Comments