Picks and Pans Review: Chris Isaak

updated 12/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

San Francisco Days
A mournful whisper, an undulant melody, a beguiling beat. The elements are familiar, but on his fourth album the retro-rocker raises them to a haunting new level of desire, regret and throat-catching beauty. (Reprise)

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