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Joseph Arthur

Joseph Arthur
Born: Sep 28, 1971 in Akron, OH
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Biography: Ohio native Joseph Arthur was discovered by Peter Gabriel, who signed the folk-rock songwriter to Real World Records in the mid-'90s. Arthur's debut, Big City Secrets, was released in 1997 and went fairly unnoticed, despite an eclectic, brooding sound influenced by the likes of Leonard Cohen, Joe Henry, ...Read full biography
Our Shadows Will Remain
Released: 2004
Label: Vector/WEA
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Joseph Arthur, who had been a critic's darling since his debut in 1998, scored a kind of sleeper hit on the fringes with 2002's Redemption's Son. His searing poetic lyrics and quirky, left-of-the-dial ...Read full review
The Graduation Ceremony
Released: 2011
Label: Megaforce
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Having dedicated most of 2010 to his supergroup side project, Fistful of Mercy, Joseph Arthur returns to his solo career with The Graduation Ceremony. “There’s nothing to do in the Midwest but dream,” ...Read full review