Smoke & Mirrors | EW.com

Music

Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke & MirrorsLifehouse ?hit it big ?with 2001's "Hanging by a Moment," and they've been hanging around ever since. Credit lone original member Jason ?Wade, who's...Smoke & MirrorsRockLifehouse ?hit it big ?with 2001's "Hanging by a Moment," and they've been hanging around ever since. Credit lone original member Jason ?Wade, who's...2010-02-17
C

Smoke & Mirrors

Genre: Rock

Lifehouse ?hit it big ?with 2001’s “Hanging by a Moment,” and they’ve been hanging around ever since. Credit lone original member Jason ?Wade, who’s proved adept at navigating the winds of taste and coolness by sticking to a steady diet of blandly earnest rock balladry. Thus the band’s fifth album Smoke & Mirrors is full of the ?sort of wistful, anonymously romantic tunes one wouldn’t mind ignoring in the ?background of a television melodrama. Smoke, yes. But no fire. C

Download These:
Mildly peppy Halfway Gone at myspace.com
Mildly funky Wrecking Ball at youtube.com

See all of this week's reviews