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Cherry Pop

Title - 'Smile' (MCA)
Artist - Lyle Lovett
Years ago I decided on this simple credo: Any Lyle Lovett is better than no Lyle Lovett. This is a very good collection of music Mr. Lovett has recorded for several different movies over the last several years. Some are solo, some are collaborations, none are originals. Several of the cuts have the smoky, big-band sound that Lyle Lovett does so well. The three cuts in the middle of the disc: "Moritat (Mack The Knife)," "Summer Wind" & "What'd I Say" are three of the best interpretations I have ever heard. They're hot and they swing! This collection continues a trend that concerns me and some of the other Lyle Lovett faithful I have spoken with: When can we expect a recording of "new" songs? Lyle Lovett's last release of all new vocal material was The Road To Ensenada in 1996. Such a long dry spell for such a vivid, expressive, original songwriter. I enjoyed this recording a lot, probably more than I expected. I look forward to the "new" stuff but, hey, "any Lyle..."!
Sarah Hickson
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