O.A.R.’s seventh album is a perfectly crafted Hacky Sack soundtrack, deeply rooted in the sunburned dub stew of reggae, surf, and jazz-rock rhythms favored by purveyors of hemp head-wraps. What separates the band from the rest of the easy-rocking rabble is frontman Marc Roberge, whose lyrics are as heartfelt as a drama student’s poetry journal, albeit one who has found peace in the world (a sample gush: ”Life is amazing!”). That, along with some easy, ambling melodies, helps King transcend its asleep-on-the-quad origins. B
King O.A.R.'s seventh album is a perfectly crafted Hacky Sack soundtrack, deeply rooted in the sunburned dub stew of reggae, surf, and jazz-rock rhythms...KingRock O.A.R.'s seventh album is a perfectly crafted Hacky Sack soundtrack, deeply rooted in the sunburned dub stew of reggae, surf, and jazz-rock rhythms...2011-08-03
COLLEGE RADIO GROWS UP O.A.R. transcends the campus quad with a blend of chilled out melodies and poetic lyrics
Genre: Rock; Music Label: Wind-Up
Posted August 3 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT
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