- Summary: 'Evening' represents Jones' first album of self-penned material in six years. The roster of guests includes Nels Cline, David Hidalgo, Grant Lee Phillips and Bill Frisell.
- Record Label: V2
- Genre(s): Rock, Adult Alternative, Singer-Songwriter
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Positive: 8 out of 8
Mixed: 0 out of 8
Negative: 0 out of 8
AFanApr 24, 2006To use a timeworn phrase: A very welcome return to her essence. Man, this lady is something special.
RichardHApr 19, 2004Uncanny depth and feeling. Powerful anti-Neocon political sentiments that you can sing. More gasoline just waiting for a spark.
MarkRApr 24, 2006Like anybody with an association with Nirvana would know the first damn thing about the magnificence of a musical mind like RLJ's. Ignore nitwit Charles, and ask yourself: If Rickie's muse had truly deserted her, then what in the hell are Hidalgo, Frisell, and the usual top-drawer studio crowd doing rushing to back her up? Precisely. And therein is the reason you won't find Nirvana types in that same studio. The music demands so much more than that.… Expand
FilipeCSep 3, 2004Magnificent! heartfelt songs with a political message.
DavidZDec 21, 2006Although her voice is still strong it sounds tired. Her politics do not convince. It's sounds like she's desperate to be relevant and will do anything to get attention. This time out she attacks George Bush but she does not seem to be a bright political thinker ala Bob Dylan. Overall, the farther her career slides into obscurity, the more calculating she seems to become.… Expand
CharlesDSep 27, 2004Nirvana producer Steve Albini said it best "Rickie Lee Jones is Liz Phair: she's a chore to listen to and she's more talked about than heard". Rickie Lee Jones career ambitions may not have died but certainly her muse has. This record is a thin one.… Expand
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