Close to Paradise

Patrick Watson - Close to Paradise
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2006 Ratings: #261 / 612
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Based on 11 ratings
September 26, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Secret City Records / Label
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Wow, this Patrick Watson record helps in tough times. His stark emotion leads to stunning, beautiful compositions. However, the album falls apart in places and does not attempt to hide it. It expresses all of the good and bad emotions that it's themes suggest through sounds. This record shines on some extremely memorable tracks such as "Slip Into Your Skin", "Man Under the Sea", and "The Great Escape". The ladder is one of my favorite songs of the decade. While the ... read more
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