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HomeThe earnest melancholy and winsome melodies of Nashville transplant Josh Rouse's second album, Home, recall both Duncan Sheik and Ron...HomePop, FolkThe earnest melancholy and winsome melodies of Nashville transplant Josh Rouse's second album, Home, recall both Duncan Sheik and Ron...2000-03-31
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Home

Genre: Pop, Folk; Lead Performer: Josh Rouse

The earnest melancholy and winsome melodies of Nashville transplant Josh Rouse’s second album, Home, recall both Duncan Sheik and Ron Sexsmith. Inventive arrangements — a hint of cello, trombone, and vibes in ”Marvin Gaye,” for instance — help disguise the songs’ sameness, while power-packed drumming energizes the acoustic instruments. Home may not jump-start your next party, but it’ll provide some consolation should you find yourself alone when the dancing’s done. B