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Review:

Russell Baillie



The Aussie soul-rocker formerly known as Diesel has dropped the moniker for the first album of the Stateside part of his career, and come over a bit singer-songwriterly and serious.

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This makes for a solid album which runs a line between the guitar and voice anthemics of Radiohead (on the title track) and U2 (Satellite), a delve towards Crowded House (on the Neil Finn co-written Burning Water) with occasional reversion to his soul-rock stylings (Dig).



It suffers from being over-produced but shows much proof of Lizotte's jack-of-all-trades talent and old fans should adjust easily.