When you find yourself humming along with an entire album and not wanting it to end, while also feeling that the artist is being completely honest and heartfelt, the project is definitely a special on

When you find yourself humming along with an entire album and not wanting it to end, while also feeling that the artist is being completely honest and heartfelt, the project is definitely a special one. Stuart, the former Dog's Eye View frontman, accomplishes this difficult task with his solo debut. Focusing on romantic relationships, it kicks off with the catchy "Take Me Back," about two people separated by distance. "Innocence," a beautiful song with piano accompaniment, tells of the desire to leave behind past experiences. One of the album's most addictive tunes is "With My Heart in Your Hands," which follows a doomed relationship's end. "Let's Get Lost," with its sensuous trumpet background, explores the carefree wish to just pack up and leave with your beloved. The project also includes guest vocals from the Counting Crows' Adam Duritz and Moon Zappa.—JK

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