Album Review: Stranger On The Sofa by Barry Adamson
Excellent, Based on 1 Critic
AllMusic - 80 Based on rating 8/10
In the last eight years, producer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Barry Adamson (formerly of Magazine and the Bad Seeds) has issued only three albums, and, counting this one, only seven since 1989. Never an artist who looked at trends or genres, Adamson has always been content to follow the inner workings of his mind. With 1998's As Above, So Below, he moved away from the soundscape-soundtrack-without-a-movie oriented conceptual work he'd been doing since the beginning of his solo career to engage in a more song-based approach.