June 27, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT
We gave it an A

This sophomore effort is every bit as beguiling as Ron Sexsmith’s luminous ’95 debut, thanks to the elemental wisdom of his lyrics, the unfussy gorgeousness of his melodies, and the affecting melancholy of his weary voice. Other Songs‘ 14 new compositions observe small but significant events with understated insight, and the sublimely simple arrangements consistently bring out the material’s strengths. A

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