(2009) Ain't Life Strange

Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts

... read moreAlthough Vancouver's Barney Bentall took a leisurely nine months to piece together this third album, Ain't Life Strange has more spontaneous grit and spark to it than his previous releases. While the overall feel and sound of the album is right, Ain't Life Strange is unfortunately marred by several...

46′:59″ 11 Songs

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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Family Man
4:02
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Belly Of The Sun
5:40
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Livin' In The 90'S
5:03
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Ballad Of The Reverend Billy
4:03
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
If This Is Love
4:33
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Doin' Fine
3:40
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Won't Play House
4:10
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Holdin' Hands
4:06
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
You Can't Fix (What Ain't Broken)
4:16
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Don't Mean Nothin'
3:51
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Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
Too Much Of You Ain't Enough For Me
3:35
Released 12 February 2009, ℗ 1992 Sony Music (Canada) Inc.

Review

Although Vancouver's Barney Bentall took a leisurely nine months to piece together this third album, Ain't Life Strange has more spontaneous grit and spark to it than his previous releases. While the overall feel and sound of the album is right, Ain't Life Strange is unfortunately marred by several forgettable songs that come across as throwaway tracks. Bentall has one half of the equation down cold. For the next outing, he might want to consider some objective, outside input on song selection. ~ Roch Parisien