11 Songs, 40 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Each song on East’s excellent third album is encore-worthy: stormy, soulful, fit for teary-eyed swaying. Like Ray LaMontagne or Chris Stapleton (the latter of whom cowrote the heartwarming “King for a Day"), his gravelly, tormented howl perfectly lends itself to the tender space between soul, blues, and Southern rock that seems to lift you to your feet. Producer Dave Cobb is a master at dialing up the emotion even further–with gusts of gospel (“Sorry You’re Sick”), swirling string arrangements (“House Is a Building”), and staccato handclaps against chunky horns (“Girlfriend”)–but it’s East’s heart-on-sleeve vulnerability that brings it all home.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Each song on East’s excellent third album is encore-worthy: stormy, soulful, fit for teary-eyed swaying. Like Ray LaMontagne or Chris Stapleton (the latter of whom cowrote the heartwarming “King for a Day"), his gravelly, tormented howl perfectly lends itself to the tender space between soul, blues, and Southern rock that seems to lift you to your feet. Producer Dave Cobb is a master at dialing up the emotion even further–with gusts of gospel (“Sorry You’re Sick”), swirling string arrangements (“House Is a Building”), and staccato handclaps against chunky horns (“Girlfriend”)–but it’s East’s heart-on-sleeve vulnerability that brings it all home.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
140 Ratings

140 Ratings

weirdsamantha ,

Great new artist!

Make way for this singer/songwriter! WOW!

dech18 ,

Encore

Amazing album! Love every single song!

lettymebe16 ,

Disappointed

Delilah was great. This was overly produced.

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