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Brett Dennen

Born: Jan 1, 1979 in Oakdale, CA
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Genre: Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Youthful West Coast singer/songwriter Brett Dennen, with a fragile, high-pitched voice that makes him sound at times like a cross between Tracy Chapman and Neil Young, first drew attention in 2004 with the single "Desert Sunrise." The tune, with its easy groove and soulful phrasing, garnered enough spins ...Read full biography
Hope for the Hopeless
Released: 2008
Label: Dualtone Music
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A deliberately careful songwriter with an at times Dylanesque flair for unlikely rhymes (he matches "spokes" with "hoax," for instance, and mostly gets away with it), a certain Nick Drake-like fragility ...Read full review
Smoke and Mirrors
Released: 2013
Label: F-Stop
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Brett Dennen seems to be growing into his voice. High-pitched, fragile, and delicate, at times sounding eerily like Tracy Chapman or Billie Holiday, that voice, at first anyway, can be distracting, drawing ...Read full review