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Rateliff, Nathaniel / And It's Still Alright
Album:And It's Still Alright Collection:General
Artist:Rateliff, Nathaniel Added:03/2020
Label:Stax Records 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 25, 2020:Hanging in the bone yard
Mavis
3.Jun 06, 2020:Hanging in the bone yard
And It's Still Alright
2.Jun 20, 2020:Hanging in the bone yard
What a Drag

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2020-03-29 
INDIE ROCK

Nathaniel Rateliff, now without the Night Sweats, is still trying on different musical styles with nice results. Neither the folkie singer-songwriter nor the jump-blues shouter of prior efforts, here he’s a sort of easy swinging crooner. As always, the voice is the highlight. Instrumentation varies from just a guitar to a full string section.

FCC on track #7

1 * Mid-tempo. Breakup song with a snappy, swaying rhythm. Nice slide guitar. (3:34)
2 ** Mid-tempo. Touching song about moving on after a friend’s death. Great writing. Nice organ and pedal steel add to the sweet sound. (3:55)
3 Slow and sad. Heavy bass; shimmering strings. (5:01)
4 Mid-slow. Spare: just voice and acoustic guitar. (3:54)
5 ** Very slow. Tragic breakup reflections. Lovely strings & choral backup singers. (5:04)
6 * Mid-slow. Nice alternation of sad, spare verses & uplifting choral refrain. (4:12)
7 (FCC: ‘shit’ & ‘fuck you’) Mid-tempo. Pretty folk song despite the profanity. (3:30)
8 * Slow. An angry telling off after a bad breakup. (3:52)
9 ** Slow. Just a sweet voice & acoustic guitar. Pretty and sad. (3:03)
10 Slow. Cathartic elegy for a lost friend. (6:08)

Track Listing
1.What a Drag 6.Mavis
2.And It's Still Alright 7.You Need Me
3.All or Nothing 8.Time Stands
4.Expecting to Lose 9.Kissing Our Friends
5.Tonight #2 10.Rush On