Debut album from James and Carly's boy
The offspring of Cohen, Dylan and Wainwright have all made albums in recent years. Now comes Ben Taylor, with the advantage of a double dose of the ’60s troubadour gene. But perhaps that makes life even harder: you won’t be surprised to learn there’s nothing here to match the old man’s “Fire And Rain” or mom’s “You’re So Vain”. But something has rubbed off: “Rain” and “No More Running Away” are beautiful songs, even if his voice sounds so like his dad that, with James credited with guest vocals, you sometimes wonder which Taylor you’re hearing.