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Frames (Deluxe)

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Download links and information about Frames (Deluxe) by Lee DeWyze. This album was released in 2013 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 01:29:25 minutes.

Artist: Lee DeWyze
Release date: 2013
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 26
Duration: 01:29:25
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Fight 3:09
2. Fire Away 2:42
3. Silver Lining 3:09
4. Frames 4:21
5. Like I Do 2:50
6. Open Your Eyes 3:51
7. You Don't Know Me 3:13
8. The Ride 3:35
9. Don't Be Afraid 3:04
10. Stay Away 3:00
11. Little Did I Know 3:40
12. Who Would've Known 2:29
13. Breathing In 4:40
14. Fight (Acoustic Version) 3:27
15. Fire Away (Acoustic Version) 2:47
16. Silver Lining (Acoustic Version) 3:42
17. Frames (Acoustic Version) 4:30
18. Like I Do (Acoustic Version) 3:18
19. Open Your Eyes (Acoustic Version) 3:40
20. You Don't Know Me (Acoustic Version) 3:15
21. The Ride (Acoustic Version) 3:35
22. Don't Be Afraid (Acoustic Version) 3:36
23. Stay Away (Acoustic Version) 3:32
24. Little Did I Know (Acoustic Version) 3:23
25. Who Would've Known (Acoustic Version) 3:09
26. Breathing In (Acoustic Version) 3:48

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First time around, Lee DeWyze sounded like a fusion of Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, and John Mayer — a commercial enough mix that nevertheless failed to spark much interest, even though the singer/songwriter had just won the ninth season of American Idol. Three years on, when Lee DeWyze delivered his second major-label album Frames in the summer of 2013, guys with acoustic guitars were all the rage, but there's a difference. No longer were sensitive singer/songwriters strumming their guitars; instead, the mainstream was filled with big-footed acoustic stomps, a sound pioneered by Mumford & Sons. Savvy guy that he is, DeWyze reimagines himself as one of these rowdy roots renegades on Frames, opening up the album with "Fight," a song that flies into overdrive as soon as the drums start crashing and the chorus starts chanting. "Fight" is hardly the only song with a Lumineers luster. Much of the first half of Frames is devoted to clanging acoustic guitars and syncopated, foot-stamping rhythms, and DeWyze eagerly throws himself into the fray, roaring these songs like a true believer. Of course, he's equally committed to the slight feints at Coldplay-styled arena rock, and also sounds convincing on the pure pop songs "You Don't Know Me" and "The Ride," big tuneful, Beatlesque numbers that are the catchiest things here. That they're also the best kind of undercuts the impression that DeWyze is now a be-vested troubadour, but it doesn't really matter as the unstated thesis on Frames is that the Am Idol winner will do anything for a hit. He's wisely placed most of his chips on Mumford/Lumineers, but he has a stack riding on hook-laden AAA pop; if either happen to get him where he wants to be, he'll be fine with that and will roll with the changes next time around. [Frames also has a deluxe edition containing an acoustic version of the entire album.]