Left holding a solitary shoe, Dusty pursued his Cinderella with the vigor of a storybook hero. But when his quest led him to the woman who'd just put a curse on his career, he wondered if a happy ending was, indeed, the stuff of fairy tales - grim fairy tales.
- Original Title:A Cinderella Story
- Author:Patricia Kay
- Rating:7.24 / 10
- Publisher:Published December 1990 by Silhouette Books
JUST DUSTY by Dusty Mitchell
This reviewer always tries to present local singers and composers in the best possible light, but Dusty Mitchell’s debut album is a disappointment. Mitchell, a local singer/composer, wrote all the songs on this first effort, and, although some of the tracks show promise, overall the album is a serving of commercial pabulum for the musically unsophisticated listener and typical of the junk pop music filling the airwaves.
Mitchell panders to the romantic daydreams of teenagers with offerings like Sweet Baby and Last Night I Dreamed of You, two songs with bland lyrics and predictable melodies. Two others, Texas Lady and Dance With Me, Darlin’, which lean more toward basic country music with its starker, honest appeal, are better but still lack that spark of magic we expect from top-notch composers and lyricists.
The one really b...