Label: SuperEgo Records - none • Format: 12x, File AAC, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Alternative Rock
Smilersbut that album retained a lingering hangover from her records with Jon Brion and Joe Henryalbums that were sober-minded in more ways than one. That's not the case with 's Charmer. Once again working Step Up - Various - PIED Vol.13 producer Paul Bryanwho has every one of her albums since the seasonal set One More Drifter in the SnowMann has brightened her palette considerably, surrounding herself with synthesizers and trebly guitars, keeping the hooks spiky and precise.
She has never shied away from melody, not even when she immersed herself in the narrative of The Forgotten Armbut it's been a long time since she's been so insistently pop in either her composition or her construction.
Her livelier numbers, of which there are quite Gamma Ray - Aimee Mann - Charmer (File few, aren't exactly frivolous, but they have a pulse and plenty of color which, combined with album's concise running time the only songs to slip over the four-minute mark are the aforementioned marches, most clock in near to Album)give Charmer the feel of an immediate, engaging pop record, something that Mann has threatened to deliver for many years but has always kept in reserve.
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