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Late to the Party
Lee Armstrong | Winterville, NC United States | 03/10/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I arrived a bit late to this party. I recall seeing this CD in a used CD bin, picking it up because of the interesting cover, not really knowing what it was, and putting it back. Fast forward to 2003 when I read an article that mentions David Crosby's new band. Wow! What a great disc. It opens with the tribute to the Doors' Jim Morrison who lived and was buried in Paris. "I have seen that movie & it wasn't like that; he was mad & lonely & blind as a bat," Crosby sings with the pulsating groove the band lays down; this is my favorite track, essential listening. David's lyric on "That House" matches the band's melody and vocal harmonies on this slow dreamy track. "One for Every Moment" is a romantic rock-tango. David's vocals have that soft forlorn quality on "At the Edge." David's son James Raymond lays down adequate lead vocals on "Somebody Else's Town" as Leland Sklar's bass pulses with urgency. Jeff Pevar's electric lead has a blues tinge on "Rusty & Blue." David wrote "Somehow She Knew" with Craig Doerge, "It's what you do with a thing you can't handle, a picture you just can't frame." "Little Blind Fish" is a bouncy toe tapper while "Yesterday's Child" features James Raymond's piano on a pensive piece. The rocker "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" sounds like an answer to "If I Could Only Remember My Name." The CD concludes with "Time is the Final Currency," a wispy cosmic spacetrack. CPR is excellent music any David Crosby fan will consider essential. Enjoy!"
Brad Ouellette | Bay City, MI United States | 12/18/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I remember David Crosby remarking on Vh1's "BEHIND THE MUSIC" that CPR was the finest or some of the finest music he has ever made" (words to that effect. I remember thinking "Whoa David, better than my beloved CSN??") David was correct. CPR is the finest music he has ever made, in my opinion. From the shimmering harmonies, to the jazzy chords and rythms to that unmistakeable Crosby tone...this album is landmark for the poetic songsmith and his compadres. Often times a father/son project will be less than great, and people stumble across it out of curosity. This is NOT a typical "uh we should do an album, you're my kid" kind of thing NOT AT ALL. The great thing about this album is not only David Crosby in fine forum but his son James is a gifted pianist and songwriter, and sings very well. Like his dad, he writes soulful tunes in that haunting Crosby sound complete with "open" tuning. Jeff PeVar is a fiery, biting guitarist who adds alot of soul in his writing and playing. Furthermore, their is NO FILLER on this album. Every song is dynamic, each song BELONGS. It's a record you'll play again and again."
Crosby reaches new heights (this time without drugs!)
Brad Ouellette | 12/07/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I just cannot get over this CD--the best thing Croz has done since "If I Could Only Remember My Name", which was almost 30 years ago! His new-found son James Raymond's jazz sensibilities and fantastic piano and composition skills shine brightly, as does Jeff Pevar's smokin' original guitar work. Bottom line: The songs are fresh and catchy, the vocal harmonies brilliant, and the musicianship and production are top-notch; this recording leaves you with a warm'n'fuzzy feeling all over! It's kind of like the best CSN music, but mixed with something more adventurous, possibly akin to Steely Dan. A glorious fusion with no weak spots. Buy it!"