Ray LaMontagne

Born 18 June 1973.
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Ray LaMontagne - You Are The Best Thing

David Gray, KT Tunstall, Ray LaMontagne perform their own songs, chat and collaborate.

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Raymond "Ray" Charles Jack LaMontagne (born June 18, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter. LaMontagne has released five studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain, God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise and Supernova. He was born in New Hampshire and was inspired to create music after hearing an album by Stephen Stills. Critics have compared LaMontagne's music to that of Otis Redding, The Band, Van Morrison, Nick Drake and Tim Buckley.

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  1. Review of God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise

    God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise 2010

    Reviewed by James Skinner
    A hazy weave of organic instrumentation and slide guitar.
  2. Review of Till The Sun Turns Black

    Till The Sun Turns Black 2006

    Reviewed by Chris Moss
    The trick of all great balladeers is to compel you to turn your ear to the speakers...
  3. Review of Trouble

    Trouble 2004

    Reviewed by Lucy Davies
    Lamontagne's album is about his long journey from a factory worker to a...
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