Acoustic Sessions

It's one thing to hear others echo John Lennon, but quite another to hear his son Sean do it. Recorded in the couple's home studio, this set of duets by Lennon and his model girlfriend, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, recalls other forebears too, such as the damaged beauty of Elliott Smith. But the songs have a sunny, psychedelic side. "We'll make kites from our bones," the couple sing on "The World Was Made for Men," culling playfulness from deep darkness.

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