The Future That Was - Josh Joplin
Track Listing
  1. Must Be You
  2. Wonderful Ones
  3. Listening
  4. Siddhartha's of Suburbia
  5. It's Only Entertainment
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  1. Must Be You
  2. Wonderful Ones
  3. Listening
  4. Siddhartha's of Suburbia
  5. It's Only Entertainment
  6. Dishes
  7. I Am Not the Only Cowboy
  8. Lucky
  9. Trampoline
  10. Fire
  11. Happy at Last
  12. The Future That Was
  13. Wonder Wheel
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No one has to remind Josh Joplin that he's a vocal ringer for R.E.M.'s frontman. "I sound like Michael Stipe and I dream like Carl Jung," goes the opening line of "Happy at Last." And although other influences are at work here -- in particular a considerable debt to Elvis Costello's classic Imperial Bedroom -- it's Stipe's name that first comes to mind on Joplin's sophomore major-label release. Between his often bleak lyrics and mournful but not morose voice, this music is made for geeky college girls that hang out at the ...

The Future That Was 2002, Artemis Records

UPC: 699675114329

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