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by Stephen Latessa
This debut by Irish singer Cormac Kenevey is almost the very definition of pleasant. Kenevey has a light, pleasing voice that is well suited to airy, romantic material. Likewise, his band, led by pianist Phil Ware, keeps things moving smoothly and melodically. Listening to This Is Living, one can imagine someone's grandmother coming across Kenevey performing on say, PBS, and finding the young man and his music very nice.
Some of the most effective performances on the album ...read more