Awake Is The New Sleep

Album Review of Awake Is The New Sleep by Ben Lee.

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Awake Is The New Sleep

Ben Lee

Awake Is The New Sleep by Ben Lee

Release Date: Feb 22, 2005
Record label: New West
Genre(s): Rock, Alternative

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Awake Is The New Sleep - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

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Like most musicians who make a splash in their teens, Ben Lee has had a hard time finding his footing in his twenties. First, his American record label, Grand Royal, closed after the release of his 1999 album Breathing Tornados, and then, during the first half of the 2000s, shifting pop trends -- plus a general unspoken consensus that he was no longer a pop wunderkind now that he was in his twenties -- pushed him out of the limelight. He managed to get an album out in his native Australia in 2002, a move that didn't get nearly as much attention in the U.S.

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