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  • Summary: The latest solo release from the singer-songwriter was co-written and executive produced by Michael League of Snarky Puppy.
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By the Light of Common Day
By the light of common day Things look different Than they did in the starlit dark The dark was warm and clouded It was easy to deceive yourself And... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Nov 3, 2016
    Lighthouse sees Crosby at his most stripped-back; rather than attempting to update his sound to suit the times it feels as if he has distilled it, leaving something akin to Essence Of Crosby, despite being crafted in cahoots with Michael League of Snarky Puppy.
  2. Q Magazine
    Oct 20, 2016
    A collection of wonderful stripped-down folk rock. [Dec 2016, p.106]
  3. Mojo
    Oct 28, 2016
    One of this unlikely old master's most hauntingly satisfying works. [Dec 2016, p.90]
  4. 70
    The songs aren’t easily digestible but, as he winds into the final stages of his life, they are honest, intricate, personal and above all, uniquely the work of David Crosby.
  5. Oct 26, 2016
    Lighthouse is an unusually robust late-career move radiating inventive musicianship, relaxed self-assurance and gently cantankerous autumnal wisdom.
  6. Oct 20, 2016
    Lighthouse is lovely, but the lack of attention to detail blunts some of the writing and playing craft on offer.
  7. Oct 27, 2016
    The pleasure of Lighthouse is that it’s best appreciated as mood music: with its buoyant acoustic guitars and murmured harmonies, it casts a light spell.

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