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Poltz, Steve / Dreamhouse
Album:Dreamhouse Collection:General
Artist:Poltz, Steve Added:04/2010
Label:Pounder Records 

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Add Date:2010-12-05 Pull Date:2011-02-06 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 07, 2016:That's Not Bluegrass
Killin' Myself (To Be With You)
3.Jul 08, 2014:That's Not Bluegrass
Wish The Wind
2.Jun 23, 2015:that's Not Bluegrass

Album Review
Rhonda Goodman
Reviewed 2010-12-04 
Overall, folk music. Primarily male vocals - mostly acoustic guitar. Think of an updated, acoustic sounding England Dan from the 1970s. Lyrics are plainspoken, meaning - he's not singing in metaphors. Soothing to the ears with nice harmonies. This is the type of music I want to listen to on a Sunday morning or when I listen to Garrison Keillor/Lake Wobegon. Key tracks - 1, 2, 3, 6.

1. Very, Very Nice Song - soft, male vocals with harmony. 2. Slightly upbeat, popping percussion back beat (there is also a "shaking beans in a can sound"). 3. nice ballad with electronic and acoustic guitars. 4. folksy and country sound for the verses / tempo and volume pick up for chorus. 5. Strong 1970s sound. 6. Instrumental - nice sound for background. 7. Vocals begin immediately / song is soft, but theme is rather dark / periodic moments of deliberate dissonance between vocals and music. 8. ballad with guitar and piano - sounds like elevator/lounge music. 9. acapella vocals begin immediately - overall vocals lead and overpower the music. Kind of fast-paced 10. Soft and very quiet sound. 11. Adequate version of the song, but don't expect Barbara Streisand.

Track Listing
1.Dreamhouse 6.A Song For Kosovo
2.Digging For Icicles 7.Dreams #23
3.I Love What Youv'e Done With This Place 8.A Dog In Bosnia
4.Killin' Myself (To Be With You) 9.Wish The Wind
5.License Plate Eyes 10.Medicine
 11.The Way We Were