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Band of Joy

Band of JoyRobert Plant sounds vocally reenergized on this covers-heavy follow-up to his Grammy-winning Alison Krauss collaboration, Raising Sand. The CD...Band of JoyRockRobert Plant sounds vocally reenergized on this covers-heavy follow-up to his Grammy-winning Alison Krauss collaboration, Raising Sand. The CD...2010-09-16
Robert Plant | THE ONLY SOUND THAT MATTERS Robert Plant

THE ONLY SOUND THAT MATTERS Robert Plant (Gregg Delman)

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Band of Joy

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Robert Plant

Robert Plant sounds vocally reenergized on this covers-heavy follow-up to his Grammy-winning Alison Krauss collaboration, Raising Sand. The CD sometimes resembles a Sand sequel (although Krauss doesn’t appear), particularly when Plant’s voice melds with Patty Griffin’s on the band Low’s ”Silver Rider.” Elsewhere, he summons up the spirit of Led Zeppelin III for ”Cindy I’ll Marry You Someday” and slinkily reshuffles Richard Thompson’s ”House of Cards.” A–

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