The Royal Sessions - Paul Rodgers
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  • Summary: The Bad Company/Free singer's latest solo release is a collection of soul covers recorded in Memphis, Tennessee.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Feb 4, 2014
    80
    The Royal Sessions is enjoyable: it sounds like Rodgers is having a good time, so it's easy to have a good time too.
  2. Feb 4, 2014
    80
    Hard, hearty and at home amid the grooves set out by the venerable likes of the Hodges brothers. [Feb 2014, p.96]
  3. Feb 4, 2014
    70
    It's a most welcome trip back to what he does best. [Feb 2014, p.81]
  4. Feb 4, 2014
    60
    Rogers's 63-year-old voice sounds uncannily well preserved. [Feb 2014, p.119]
  5. Feb 5, 2014
    60
    Strutting arrogance is his game, and it’s sometimes an uneasy mix with the ghosts of those whose spirit he aims to evoke.