Robert Randolph and the Family Band: “We Walk This Road”

My five-star review of We Walk This Road, the much-delayed but totally worth-it new album from Robert Randolph and his Family Band, is posted at CT. As I’ve already mentioned, I think Randolph’s pairing with producer T-Bone Burnett yields inspiring results; Burnett focuses Randolph’s sound, moving him away from more jam-oriented performances and into more straight-ahead gospel/rock fusion, with heavy doses of blues and funk. Randolph, for his part, keeps things burning with passion and fervor, never letting Burnett’s sound become too sleepy. The whole thing is just killer from top to bottom.

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4 responses to “Robert Randolph and the Family Band: “We Walk This Road””

  1. Leigh says :

    I didn’t realize they had a new album out! I am so excited!

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