It is impossible to deny the fact that Renee Lamoureux and Keith Macpherson, who make up the Canadian pop/rock duo Easily Amused, are passionate musicians. The two have performed nearly 400 shows over the past two years and have kept the bus rolling in 2004. They rock crowds in places like Plateville, Wisconsin and Fayette, Iowa. For this, I salute them. For their latest record, Simple Stuff, I have many reservations.
Produced by Creighton Doane, Simple Stuff sounds curiously slick for a pair of independent musicians. On