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Rocky Votolato's music may be dark, but it doesn't wallow, focusing instead on the victory before the misery.
Alicia J. Rose
May 21, 2010 In "Red River," the muddy bass and lean drums aren't flashy, but they make a sturdy soapbox for singer-songwriter Rocky Votolato and his guitar. Smoky vocals place a sedate mask on his words, making them easy to swallow.
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March 31, 2006 Rocky Votolato, former leader of the Seattle band Waxwing, mixes hopeful love songs with biting commentary about the world around him. "White Daisy Passing" is a searingly personal look at fleeting moments and treasured memories, the song wallows in the details of love lost.
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