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||Honeysuckle Sweet||Jessi Alexander||4:38||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Make Me Stay or Make Me Go||Jessi Alexander||3:13||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||This World Is Crazy||Jessi Alexander||4:13||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||I'd Run Right Back to You||Jessi Alexander||3:08||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Unfulfilled||Jessi Alexander||5:06||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Holdin' Back Your Love||Jessi Alexander||4:12||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Can You Make It Feel Right||Jessi Alexander||4:01||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Everywhere||Jessi Alexander||3:58||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Reasons to Run||Jessi Alexander||4:26||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||The Long Way||Jessi Alexander||3:51||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
Count Jessi Alexander's unapologetically pretty, country-tilting debut among the growing crop of discs able to deliver those disenfranchised with modern music from their funk. She's not exactly a throwback — lyrics rendered in a decidedly 21st century voice, especially those on "This World Is Crazy," which tips a sad hat toward tumultuous times, and "Unfulfilled," a clever ode to quiet desperation as experienced by the modern woman, lend her a vitality that stamps itself nearer the front of the mind than the back — but this is music not self-conscious about celebrating its roots. Karla Bonoff seeps through the title track, and flashes of Linda Ronstadt work their way into the more swollen-hearted songs, like "Make Me Stay or Make Me Go." (All tracks were written or co-written by Alexander.) Roughed up by the more playful numbers, the creamy quality in her voice takes on a California sunniness that would sit well alongside early-era Jackson Browne, but it's her Tennessee heritage that hums to the surface most frequently. The clear-eyed confessions and gorgeously gauged jolts of rock and soul aside, in lighter moments Honeysuckle Sweet can call to mind a kooky but likable crosshatching of J.J. Cale and Patsy Cline.
Born: 1972 in Jackson, TN
Years Active: '00s