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Back to Top 50 AlbumsMarc Cohn:
The Rainy Season
(1993)


Album Lyrics


Track List:

(Click on album cover for lyrics)

  1. Walk Through The World
  2. Rest For The Weary
  3. The Rainy Season
  4. Mama's In The Moon
  5. Don't Talk To Her At Night
  6. Paper Walls
  7. From The Station
  8. Medicine Man
  9. Baby King
  10. She's Becoming Gold
  11. The Things We've Handed Down

Album Information:

Genre: Singer-Songwriter.
Produced By:
Marc Cohn, John Levethal & Ben Wisch.
Record Label:
Atlantic.

Why This Album Is So Great:

Marc Cohn is the closest I get to including an actual singer-songwriter on my top 50 list. But his rendition of that genre combined with pop and soul music just reaches out to me so that I can't resist it. I actually had a hard time choosing between Cohn's first self entitled album and this since they are both really good and relatively alike. However, in the end songs like "Medicine Man", "She's Becoming Gold" and "The Things We've Handed Down" won the battle for "The Rainy Season". Cohn's weakness may be that he doesn't really vary his music all that much, but if you don't mind about that and like his style, then....! I guess no news is good news in this case, even though I think you can only do this for a couple of albums. Cohn's third album continues his musical tradition, but in the future he will probably need some kind of musical development to maintain my support in the long run.

Overall Rating (on a scale from 1 to 10):8

If You Like This Artist, Check Out:

Jackson Browne, Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Natalie Merchant, Bonnie Raitt.

Links To Artist:

All-Music Guide (loads of information)

 

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