Josh Groban All That Echoes
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breakingthefragile
February 9th 2013



2935 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I can tell you right now, Keys is INFINITELY better than Dare to Dream, at least I think so personally. He performs a few songs off of that album on Love at the Acropolis, so if you like the performances of those songs on that one, I'm sure you'll like the original album versions on Keys as well.

fromtheinside
February 9th 2013



16385 Comments


i could squeal

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breakingthefragile
February 9th 2013



2935 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Also, I can't help but feel guilty over the devoured state of your testicles Xeno.

jtswope
February 9th 2013



1202 Comments


Nice review Alex. Haven't listened to josh gruban at all but this sparked my interest.

theacademy
February 9th 2013



27672 Comments


maybe if we held a telethon to raise money for xeno's balls, josh groban would be kind enough to sing

Gyromania
February 9th 2013



14647 Comments


lmao

good review alex

ConsiderPhlebas
February 9th 2013



6157 Comments


Masterfully taming any beast is a challenge, the bombastic ones are the worst. Cool review.

Cygnatti
February 9th 2013



19988 Comments


seems kinda interesting

never heard about this guy, but dat controversy doe

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paxman
February 9th 2013



4083 Comments


This isn't really classical, is it?

breakingthefragile
February 9th 2013



2935 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It has a lot of classical music and orchestral music elements, you'll see what I mean when you listen.

Acanthus
February 10th 2013



9507 Comments


Never really thought of classical as something people needed a gateway to; the beauty of some of the composers was universal (or so I thought).

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BallsToTheWall
February 10th 2013



44164 Comments


Fucking hate this guy.

oltnabrick
February 10th 2013



29282 Comments


You raise me up

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taylormemer
February 10th 2013



4887 Comments


This will not, and can not "bring an all new level of accessibility to classical music". Overstatement of the year from you. People go out of their way to listen to this stuff precisely because they don't want to listen to classical. For them, it's either because it's inflating their Groban collection, or so they can carry on about how listening to it fulfills their classical affinity, both of which are hilariously pitiful things in themselves. Sure, Groban is a cool guy, with a great croon (not the greatest though), and consequently the heartthrob for single and alone women in their 40s, but yeah. Not buying some of the statements here.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 10th 2013



4337 Comments


"bring an all new level of accessibility to classical music"


What I thought he was trying to say is that the genre of baroque/chamber pop brings a higher level of accessibility to classical music, in the sense that it takes elements from classical and formulates it into a pop-style packaging (classical for those who cant sit through classical, or for those who just like the style of it). There's a few overstatements here like the last sentence, but we all at times say things that probably should have been premeditated.

breakingthefragile
February 10th 2013



2935 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah, Hernan's explanation is what I was trying to get across with that. Though I can see how you interpreted it that way Jake.

Poet
February 11th 2013



5910 Comments


Fucking hate this guy.


=(

Groban is pretty awesome.

omnipanzer
February 11th 2013



21391 Comments


The commercial for this makes it sound horrible.

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omnipanzer
February 11th 2013



21391 Comments


I assumed auto 1

bcwarlock4352
February 14th 2013



42 Comments


Saw this guy live once...definitely not my thing but the concert was well done.Tickets to see him anymore are ridiculous though.



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