Glen Campbell’s final original studio album, from 2011, captures the legendary genre-defying artist in fine form.
is one of those rare albums on which every song is excellent, varying
between intimate acoustic guitar pieces and full-bodied ballads
replete with acoustic and electric guitars, bass, keyboards, drums,
and percussion. My top three favorite songs are the introspective “A
Better Place,” the soaring title track, and the ethereal “Nothing
but the Whole Wide World.”
though Campbell is 75 years old on this recording, his voice is as
vibrant and poignant as ever. And he still wrings out those
distinctive, trademark bass-note guitar solos like only he can.
is quite a grand exit for quite an extraordinary performer.