New Ground - Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
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  1. Train
  2. See Her
  3. Profile
  4. Lindy
  5. Feel the Fire
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  1. Train
  2. See Her
  3. Profile
  4. Lindy
  5. Feel the Fire
  6. Exist for Love
  7. Nightlife
  8. Willie Lee
  9. Ride My Wave
  10. Fast Lane
  11. Young Girls
  12. Born in America
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Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise is essentially a bar band, distinguished quite a bit from innumerable similar acts by their lead singer. Bradley sings with an earnest slur that has more authentic echoes of blues and R&B than most such frontmen, landing in a sort of netherland twixt Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, and Ted Hawkins at times. His songs are earnest too, exuding a hard-won optimism and working-man's head-down forbearance. The production takes some unusual chances, with synthesizers that manage to assert ...

New Ground 2002, Vanguard

UPC: 015707959728

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