- Summary: A musician since his early childhood, 20-year-old Texan Ben Kweller experienced some minor success with the band Radish in the late 1990s before embarking on a solo career highlighted by 'Sha Sha,' his debut full-length for Dave Matthews' label Ato.
- Record Label: ATO
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Underscoring the songwriting skill he's been working at since age eight and over the course of 11 songs, he plays acoustic, folk-rock, alternative, power pop, and straight-ahead rock; his lyrics are consistently heart-sung but they aren't lite (he's got weight and bite too).
Q MagazineMelodically, this matches The Lemonheads at their best. [Aug 2002, p.126]
MojoTen years from now, someone will stumble across this in a thift shop, buy on a whim and be thrilled. [Sep 2002, p.96]
hellokittyMay 24, 2005awesome cd... my favorite
JohnLJun 5, 2004It's awesome.
RichW.Sep 9, 2002Its an album loosely built his own problems and insecurities. Problems 18-20 year old Americans can identify with. His words are heartfelt Its an album loosely built his own problems and insecurities. Problems 18-20 year old Americans can identify with. His words are heartfelt and quirky at the same time, the music is infectious. … Expand
katiesOct 18, 2002ben kweller has had lunch with madonna. that's just cute. his songs are sort of immature, but i love his voice and he has a f*ckload of talent.
Sep 28, 2011sha sha isn't a bad album but the title track among others are too long for my tastes and don't lend themselves to getting replayed. i maysha sha isn't a bad album but the title track among others are too long for my tastes and don't lend themselves to getting replayed. i may want to hear the album once in a year and have no subsequent desire to hear it again… Collapse
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