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PAT METHENY GROUP: LETTER FROM HOME

Pat Metheny

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.31 | 85 ratings

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snobb
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2 stars Pat Metheny is known by his melodic,professional, but too often pop-friendly light fusion.This album is one between his weakest.

Music there is relaxed, pleasant but totally forgettable light fusion. On this album,besides of guitars,Pat plays guitar synths, what gives even more poppish accent to all sound. Even if some collaborated musicians are really of high class, you can hardly hear it in album's compositions.

Songs are simple, with some Latin/world elements in moments, and musicianship is quite uninspired. Almost everywhere music sounds on the border with muzak or new age. Hardly usable even as music for Latin cocktail party, this CD possibly could find his listener mostly as sound wallpapers in supermarkets.

Avoid at any price and even as gift.

snobb | 2/5 |

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