I'm totally fine with Mac's softer songs, in fact I prefer them in a lot of cases (his best song in my opinion is Still Together).
However, there's a difference between soft songs, and songs with no energy. This whole album is a collection of quiet, soft songs with very little energy or personality. It sounds like James Taylor fell asleep from his own voice and leaned onto a keyboard's "easy listening" temp track.
Favorite Tracks: My Old Man, Watching Him Fade Away, Still Beating, ... read more