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Thursday, July 22, 2010

What to Do Tonight: Citizen Cope

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 8:00 AM

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Citizen Cope pulls an Everlast on his latest album, The RainWater LP. Just like the former House of Pain roughneck picked up an acoustic guitar and got all folksy on Whitey Ford Sings the Blues, reformed hip-hopper Citizen Cope almost totally abandons rhymes and beats on this album of gentle strums and plaintive crooning. And like Whitey, RainWater gets a tad too self-indulgent and heavy-serious about a third of the way in. Most of the time, Cope sings about the shitty economy and fractured relationships. It’s all kinda snoozy, but it should serve as perfect warm-up for O.A.R.’s equally sleepy jams. Citizen Cope, with O.A.R. plays the Nautica Pavilion at 7 p.m. Tickets: $33.50; call 800-745-3000 or go to —Michael Gallucci

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