Lissie, 'Catching a Tiger' (Fat Possum)

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Catching a Tiger
Critical Mass
Label: Fat Possum

by Jon Young

Equally comfortable with dance grooves ("When I'm Alone"), country-tinged laments ("Everywhere I Go"), and epic pop dramas ("Loosen the Knot"), Illinois-bred, California-based Elisabeth Maurus is a promising work in progress on this smoothly produced debut. But despite her confident, alluringly husky voice, the songs don't always make a lasting impression. The happy exceptions: "Stranger," a Buddy Holly–inflected rocker on which she shouts, "I'm not yours, I am mine!"; and the aching piano ballad "Oh Mississippi."

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