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the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

the general sense or significance, as of an action or statement

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the adult male singing voice above baritone

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the pitch range of the highest male voice

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an adult male with a tenor voice

a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life

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the general meaning or substance of an utterance

(of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass

of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice

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Acoustic guitars, muffled drums, and hushed tenor vocals form the backbone of these ditties, yet prominent incorporation of weird timbres ("Shift" features what sounds like a scratchy gramophone recording of a piano) and eerie studio F/X place Grizzly Bear in the same echelon as art-damaged psychedeli-folkies like Devendra Banhart.
The songs are lead by meandering tempos, Heyman's pedal steel guitar, and Taylor's ripe tenor vocals, which give the old west vibe.
David Mead - Indiana (Nettwerk America/Liberty)A heady mixture of McCartney, Nilsson, David Gates, and Billy Joel put to the service of fluid floating tenor vocals and sunny pop melodies that could have wafted down from the roof of the Brill building.
He has the boyish fellow's puckish quality down cold, but one misses the soaring tenor vocals.
So he lapsed into out-of-key fumblings around the fretboard, though his searing tenor vocals still cut with authority when he did Johnson calssics like "Crossroads Blues" and "Terraplace Blues.
Best known for his soft rock ballads and tenor vocals, the 57-year-old performed at the Hope Street venue as part of his current UK tour, which includes a night at the Royal Albert Hall.