Kowanko It's quite fitting that Chris Kowanko uses his own artwork for the cover of this stunning debut, Kowanko : He's almost more a song painter… Kowanko It's quite fitting that Chris Kowanko uses his own artwork for the cover of this stunning debut, Kowanko : He's almost more a song painter… Kowanko
Music Review

Kowanko (1993)

EW's GRADE
A-

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It's quite fitting that Chris Kowanko uses his own artwork for the cover of this stunning debut, Kowanko: He's almost more a song painter than a writer, using brush-stroke-like melodic fragments and lyrical snippets. Composing songs like ''My House,'' about the guilt of ignoring the homeless, and ''Wallflower,'' about rebuffing the advances of a disabled girl, takes a lot of courage — and when's the last time you heard that word in a review? A-

Originally posted Feb 26, 1993 Published in issue #159 Feb 26, 1993 Order article reprints
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