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Review: Patrick Coman’s ripe journey on ‘Tree of Life’

Patrick Coman

There’s an uncommon sequencing to the songs on Patrick Coman’s album “Tree of Life.” Usually, the tune that doesn’t seem to fit goes last, but the weird one here is first. The dreamy opener “Heartbeat” is stark and subtle, with Coman speaking, rather than singing, over percussive beats, reminiscent of the folk-bluesman M. Ward or the spooky Mark Sandman of ...

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