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A brilliant solo album,
This review is from: Some Devil (Audio CD)
Although this is Dave Matthews without the help of his band, it still has very much the same feel due to his unmistakable and incomparable vocal abilities. As an album it is very tight, without any weak tracks, and the musicianship is superb. Dave’s voice is clear and not, as is sometimes the case with albums recorded with the whole band, overshadowed by the complex musical backdrop. The lyrics are, as usual, unique, touching, and thought provoking. Take, for example, Gravedigger, which has the recurring plea: “Gravedigger, when you dig my grave, could you make it shallow, so I can feel the rain.” Dave Matthews (and his band) have had limited success in this country but they are absolutely huge in America, and if you want to know why he is such a strong student favourite then check this out. In short, buy this record if you appreciate song writing and you want a beautiful musical experience.