Album Review of Fool by Joe Jackson.

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Fool by Joe Jackson

Release Date: Jan 18, 2019
Record label: Ear Music
Genre(s): Pop/Rock

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Fool - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

Paste Magazine - 76
Based on rating 7.6/10

"Long live the jester!" Joe Jackson crows in "Fool," the title track for his 20th album. Written as Jackson heads into his fourth decade as a career musician, his tongue is as acidic as it ever was, and it's hard to tell where the comedy ends and the tragedy begins. "Fool" cribs, appropriately, from Twelfth Night's "The Wind and The Rain," but adds a sitar and a punk rock snarl, partially howled through a megaphone like a tea-sipping Tom Waits.

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