Take away Bruce Hornsby’s band, throw him in the studio with dexterous jazzbos Branford Marsalis and Pat Metheny and rock icons Jerry Garcia and Bonnie Raitt, and what do you get? Something Warner Bros. might have released in 1973. Harbor Lights exudes the same warmth, the same sense of every note being in the right place as, say, James Taylor’s Gorilla — and unfortunately, in 1993, most people may want to hear it about as often. Original? Listen hard and you’ll hear echoes of Little Feat, Procol Harum, or even Steely Dan. What you won’t hear: a song half as catchy as Hornsby’s 1986 existential biggie, ”The Way It Is.” Which is why you probably won’t be listening in the first place. B-
Harbor Lights Take away Bruce Hornsby's band, throw him in the studio with dexterous jazzbos Branford Marsalis and Pat Metheny and rock icons Jerry Garcia and...Harbor LightsRock Take away Bruce Hornsby's band, throw him in the studio with dexterous jazzbos Branford Marsalis and Pat Metheny and rock icons Jerry Garcia and...1993-04-09
Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Bruce Hornsby; Guest Performer: Jerry Garcia, Branford Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Bonnie Raitt; Producer (group): RCA
Posted April 9 1993 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Miramax over 'Mr. Holmes'
- A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q shock with 'Electric Body'
- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen aren't returning for Netflix's 'Fuller House'
- Two more (unofficial) Drake songs leak, including Tinashe collaboration
- Bask in '90s nostalgia with this a ca-mazing 'Boy Meets World' medley
- Michael B. Jordan: Why I’m Torching the color line in 'Fantastic Four'
- 'Fear the Walking Dead' First Look: 7 photos from the set
- Cannes 2015: What's buzzing in film and fashion (so far)
- 'Survivor': Meet 20 alums you picked for a 'Second Chance'
- Ellie Kemper, more faces of the 2015 Webby Awards
- Summer Music Preview 2015: 10 hottest tours
- George Clooney, Meghan Trainor, Pharrell & Zoë and More!