By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated April 13, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

Let's Just Be

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Seven months after the critical triumph of his contemplative solo LP Nuclear Daydream, Joseph Arthur has recruited a rocking new band to beef up his sound on Let’s Just Be. With their help, he rips through swaggering homages to the Stones circa Exile on Main St. (”Diamond Ring,” ”Let’s Just Be”) and shifts gears with a few dark, delicate ballads that could have fit comfortably on Daydream. Unfortunately, Arthur drags his backing players through a good deal of hoarsely hollered filler between those peaks. B

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Let's Just Be

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