For every exhilarating single (his lone hit, 1996’s ”Barely Breathing”) or worthy experiment (his blatant Nick Drake homage, 2001’s Phantom Moon), Duncan Sheik makes an album like this one: a set of airy, overly fussy pop in search of hooks and edge. The anti-Bush title track of White Limousine and the ticked-off ”Shopping” try to add anger to his repertoire, but Sheik’s feather-duster voice only works best when he’s conveying abject romanticism. Most of White Limousine drives right out of your head as soon as it ends.
White Limousine For every exhilarating single (his lone hit, 1996's ''Barely Breathing'') or worthy experiment (his blatant Nick Drake homage, 2001's Phantom MoonWhite LimousinePop For every exhilarating single (his lone hit, 1996's ''Barely Breathing'') or worthy experiment (his blatant Nick Drake homage, 2001's Phantom Moon2006-01-23
Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Duncan Sheik; Producer (group): Zoe
Posted January 23 2006 — 12:00 AM EST
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