The inspirational "My Burden" quotes famous lines from Redding and Cooke, while the sensual "Inside Out" and the dreamy "Falling Like Rain" both boast strong acoustic flavors.
Although Underwood's crooning is as smooth as silk, his appearance at the ritzy Nighttown, in Cleveland Heights, is a marked departure for a club renowned for its live jazz. "This will be a rock and roll show, but a rock and roll show inspired by the ghosts of classic soul, blues, and even some neo-soul," explains Underwood, phoning from his home in New York City. "[It will be] full of energy, full of laughter, and a little naughty."
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