Burke, Solomon : Don't Give Up On Me
f you've ever laughed or cried, you need to hear this
Big name fans - [a]Bob Dylan[/a], Brian Wilson, [a]Tom Waits[/a], -[a]Van Morrison[/a], [a]Elvis Costello[/a] - contribute tracks, but it's Burke's voice that remains the focus.
With basic production, there is deep, sorrowful soul (the title track), swaggering blues that'd set Jack White's hair on end ('Stepchild') and countless moments of fear and darkness but ultimate redemption.
Described by [a]Tom Waits[/a]as 'one of the architects of American music', Burke delivers as pure and proper a record as you'll hear all year. If you've ever laughed or cried, you need to hear this.
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