Richard Swift

Richard Swift: Dressed Up for the Letdown

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Product Type: VINYL LP
Artist: Richard Swift

Artist: Richard Swift
Title: Dressed Up for the Letdown
Product Type: VINYL LP

Richard Swift has confidently composed yet another original masterpiece; employing an archaic attitude of tempered restraint on a fresh collection of ten songs, without appearing shamelessly retro or kitschy. Playing a vast majority of the instruments on "Dressed Up" himself, by virtue Swift has created something that is characteristically his. And considering his rough-around-the- edges exterior, one could rightly assume that Swift desires the listener to accept him as an ordinary honest man with some honest songs - unmasked blemishes and all. Yet when one engages with Swift on this narrow-road-less-traveled, one immediately ignores the subtle imperfections shadowed by the all-consuming white light of well-crafted pop songs in an analog heaven. In effect he's saying, "Just listen to my songs... The riffraff in the background is inconsequential." Sure Swift... whatever you say.

Tracks:
1.1 Dressed Up for the Letdown
1.2 Songs of National Freedom
1.3 Most of What I Know
1.4 Buildings in America
1.5 Artist ; Repertoire
1.6 Kisses for the Misses
1.7 P.S. It All Falls Down
1.8 Ballad of You Know Who
1.9 Million Dollar Baby
1.10 Opening Band

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