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Nothing Is Wrong, by Dawes

The first track off of Nothing is Wrong, the second album from Dawes, defines the record. Front man Taylor Goldsmith knows how to reel you in with his voice and lyric in "Time Spent in Los Angeles." The song is an ode to the band's hometown. Isolation in the city is the vibe felt throughout the album.

Dawes plays modern-Americana music, think Crosby, Stills and Nash with a folk-pop croon reminiscent of Jackson Browne. The country comes out in songs such as "So Well," where over a barn-dance waltz a desperate Goldsmith declares, "I was still falling in love when she said farewell." The tempo picks up on "Coming Back to Town," charged by Goldsmith's voice refusing to give in to that girl who broke his heart. The album closes with "A Little Bit of Everything," a sad song that Goldsmith sings with hope.

Nothing Is Wrong may be a misleading title, reassuring the listener while contradicting the themes. Because something is wrong with Goldsmith...and we are grateful for that.

  • Album: Nothing Is Wrong
  • Artist: Dawes
  • Label: ATO Records
  • Songs: 1. Time Spent in Los Angeles 2. If I Wanted Someone 3. My Way Back Home 4. Coming Back to a Man 5. So Well 6. How Far We've Come 7. Fire Away 8. Moon in the Water 9. Million Dollar Bill 10. The Way You Laugh 11. A Little Bit of Everything
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The first track off of Nothing is Wrong, the second album from Dawes, defines the record. Front man Taylor Goldsmith knows how to reel you in with his voice and lyric in "Time Spent in Los Angeles." The song is an ode to the band's hometown. Isolation in the city is the vibe felt throughout the album.

Dawes plays modern-Americana music, think Crosby, Stills and Nash with a folk-pop croon reminiscent of Jackson Browne. The country comes out in songs such as "So Well," where over a barn-dance waltz a desperate Goldsmith declares, "I was still falling in love when she said farewell." The tempo picks up on "Coming Back to Town," charged by Goldsmith's voice refusing to give in to that girl who broke his heart. The album closes with "A Little Bit of Everything," a sad song that Goldsmith sings with hope.

Nothing Is Wrong may be a misleading title, reassuring the listener while contradicting the themes. Because something is wrong with Goldsmith...and we are grateful for that.

  • Album: Nothing Is Wrong
  • Artist: Dawes
  • Label: ATO Records
  • Songs: 1. Time Spent in Los Angeles 2. If I Wanted Someone 3. My Way Back Home 4. Coming Back to a Man 5. So Well 6. How Far We've Come 7. Fire Away 8. Moon in the Water 9. Million Dollar Bill 10. The Way You Laugh 11. A Little Bit of Everything
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I just listened to samples of this CD on Amazon, after reading your review. Thanks you are right on the Jackson Browne and the CSNY sound and harmony. It's a retro sound with new lyrics but a nice and enjoyable listening surprise amidst the GaGa, Bieber, Beyonce, pop, hip hop and tecno noise passing for music.

July 9, 2011

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