Album review

David Crosby - Live From The Front Row

Recorded in 1989 but previously unreleased, you couldn't really claim these 14 live tracks capture Crosby at the top of his game. That lay more than a decade in the past. But they do find him rediscovering the joy of making music after he'd emerged from jail and drug hell, and that sense of pleasure radiates from a selection of CSNY favourites such as "Déjà Vu" and "Almost Cut My Hair", as well as songs from his studio comeback Oh Yes! Can, his first solo album in 18 years. At times his voice almost chokes with emotion, and pristine DVD-A surround sound helps to capture every heartfelt nuance.

Rating: 3 / 10


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