Laws of Illusion Sarah McLachlan's sound hasn't changed much in the seven years since Afterglow , but it does feel less sweeping than usual (exaltations like "It's you… Laws of Illusion Sarah McLachlan's sound hasn't changed much in the seven years since Afterglow , but it does feel less sweeping than usual (exaltations like "It's you… 2010-06-15 Sarah McLachlan Pop
Music Review

Laws of Illusion (2010)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Jun 15, 2010; Lead Performance: Sarah McLachlan; Genre: Pop

Sarah McLachlan's sound hasn't changed much in the seven years since Afterglow, but it does feel less sweeping than usual (exaltations like ''It's you who gave me fire'' notwithstanding) on Laws of Illusion. ''Loving You Is Easy'' is spry and jaunty, and ''U Want Me 2'' explores her favorite theme (''the distance between us'') with the austere prettiness of Aimee Mann. B

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Lush, stately U Want Me 2 at amazon.com
Monogamy-drunk Loving You Is Easy at amazon.com

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Originally posted Jun 08, 2010 Published in issue #1107 Jun 18, 2010 Order article reprints
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