I was sent a link of Adam Arcuragi playing an impromptu acoustic set at an “underground NYC flea market,” and the publicist who emailed it to me knew what she was doing – it’s an excellent way to be introduced to the singer-songwriter’s aim-to-please talents, showcased on the new CD (his second), I Am Become Joy. Arcuragi, despite the seeming complexity of his last name, keeps his brand of folk rock simple, and especially raw. Few overdubs, a couple of giggles caught on tape, and a general relaxed, recorded-in-one-take feel, as can be heard on lead track “She Comes to Me” and other album standout, “Math.” If only all flea markets were so entertaining...
Adam Arcuragi: She Comes to Me
from the CD I Am Become Joy
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