Jay Foreman: We're Living in the Future (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Jay Foreman: We're Living in the Future

Exploration of pop-culture future-shock via acoustic ditty

London stand-up bard Foreman uses the medium of acoustic ditty to explore pop-culture future-shock and his prevailing quarter-life crisis. His observations on technological progress and modern times are agreeable, but he’s better when contrasting his amiable presence with shadowy lyrics and musical discord.

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Jay Foreman: We're Living in the Future

  • 3 stars

Children have become adults and the 90s are now as long ago as the 70s were in the 90s. How did the future catch up with us so fast? Jay Foreman's songs blend delicate acoustic guitar with catchy melodies and surreal, often melancholy lyrics. You’ll still be humming them long after you’ve stopped laughing. Join one of the…

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