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Wilson Pickett: It's Harder Now

Read "It's Harder Now" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Wilson Pickett's first release in over a decade is a hot blast of authentic Southern soul. Pickett sounds downright dangerous as he roars his way through these 11 originals. With rough-hewn guitars, exploding horns, funkified beats and a soulful contingent of backup singers, this one feels like Muscle Shoals circa 1965.Granted, no song on It's Harder Now is quite as good as “Mustang Sally" or “In The Midnight Hour." But “Stomp," “Soul Survivor" and “Taxi Love" come pretty ...


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