Exclusive Daily Download: "And Now the Day Is Done," Ron Sexsmith

The singer in beautiful elegiac mode.

Published December 18, 2006 8:01AM (EST)

While Ron Sexsmith's songwriting is always what has gotten him the most attention, it's his singing that really gets me, as I was reminded by his gorgeous rendition of "Comrades Fill No Glass for Me" on the recent Steven Foster tribute "Beautiful Dreamer." The man makes a spectacular torch singer, and the elegiac mode suits him particularly well: Here's the final track off his latest, "Time Being."

-- T.B.

By Salon Staff

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