If you’re a super introspective person who watches Scrubs and Grey’s Anatomy with the Shazaam app open and your thumb on the “refresh” button, you’ve probably captured a tune or two of Joshua Radin’s via the tube. His soothing, calm, melodious voice makes girls swoon and long for the romanticism of centuries past. This is precisely why I’ve been waiting all season to see his name appear on the Live Nation line up. His third studio album, The Rock and the Tide, was released October 12, and last week Radin was in Dallas to promote it on the House of Blues stage.
His first two songs slated as an acoustic set before his band joined him onstage. He opened with “No Envy No Fear”, where he stepped away from the mic to let his voice resonate throughout the venue, and progressed into “Everything’ll Be Alright,” a song originally written as a lullaby (and one of my favorites – recommended for your before-hitting-the-pillow ritual). (more…)