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Album Review

Like 2012's Good Feeling before it, 2013's Rain or Shine captures Paul Carrack living comfortably inside his signature sound: a blue-eyed soul that turns happier with each passing year. Sounds-wise, this one is rooted fairly strongly in late-'60s Motown, sometimes swinging a little earlier (there's "You Don't Know Me," which owes a debt to Ray Charles), sometimes swinging a little later (but no later than the early '70s, the time when Philadelphia International reigned supreme). The production on Rain or Shine is crisp and clean, almost a little too bright and shiny (the preponderance of strings accentuates this), but Carrack warms things up considerably with his light, easy touch. Make no mistake, this album doesn't deliver a knockout punch — either with an individual song or overall impact — but Carrack doesn't intend to wow; he aims to please, which he does in nice, relaxed ways here.

Customer Reviews

Very Nice

2 huge thumbs up, Paul's voice is top notch. Wish he would tour in the U.S.

Rain or Shine

Love Hard Times. I love his bluesy sound! I can never get enough!!!


Born: April 22, 1951 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Paul Carrack was pop music's ultimate journeyman. A vocalist and keyboardist who enjoyed considerable success over the course of his lengthy career while in the service of bands ranging from Ace to Squeeze to Mike + the Mechanics, his finest work often came at the expense of his own identity as a performer; indeed, of the many big hits on which the unassuming singer was prominently featured, only one, 1987's "Don't Shed a Tear," bore his own name. Carrack was born April 22, 1951, in Sheffield, England;...
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