- Summary: The singer-songwriter's debut is informed by the losses of his father (actor Anthony Perkins) to AIDS and of his mother (photographer Berry Berenson) in the 9/11 attacks.
- Record Label: XL
- Genre(s): Rock, Adult Alternative, Singer-Songwriter
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Positive: 6 out of 6
Mixed: 0 out of 6
Negative: 0 out of 6
MattMMar 2, 2007One of the strongest debuts in recent memory. These songs will stay with you long after the record ends.
SKRIIMar 1, 2007Absolutely stunning. A rare breed among folk artists, and all types of music for that matter: emotional sincerity. You can tell while listening to this album that the artist truly means every word he sings. And the emotions are perfectly augmented by the flourishes of the quirky instruments in these arrangements. I will be listening to this music for the rest of my life, while Coldplay and Arcade Fire will have dimmed from memory.… Expand
JaySMar 11, 2007Saw him opening for Clap Your Hands Say Yeah in London in Feb'07 (a month ago) and was impressed. His debut is very understated and takes a few listens, but you'll end up loving it. Very very good debut... Plus he seems like a very nice chap too!… Expand
vanessabApr 2, 2007Ash Wednesday is written with lyrics that are poetic and ponderous yet limpid like the music itself. Nothing feels fake in his voice or his lyrics or his music. Its truely a classic you'll find different meanings to in different stages or moments in your life.… Expand
andrebApr 16, 2007Saw him open in Montreal on Friday April 13, 2007 for Clap your hand. He blew me away. I got his cd and it is truly great. Reminds me of David Gray.
JoeySApr 26, 2007Album of the year. A must own...
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