Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

POP MUSIC | RECORD RACK

In Brief

*** Chris Isaak, "Baja Sessions," Reprise.

November 24, 1996|Jean Rosenbluth

In the spirit of the album--Baja is "a great place to slow down," the liner notes tell us--the world's sexiest surfer-slash-singer takes it easy, tossing off a few new songs that have that familiar, vaguely noir, island-breezes sound, acknowledging his oft-noted debt to Roy Orbison with a smoldering "Only the Lonely," even rerecording a few of his own early album tracks. If only every artist sounded so good on his lazy days.

*

Albums are rated on a scale of one star (poor), two stars (fair), three stars (good) and four stars (excellent).

* TimesLine 808-8463

To hear excerpts from the albums reviewed, call TimesLine and press * and the artist's corresponding four-digit code. Chris Isaak *5715

In 805 area code, call (818) 808-8463.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|