Classic folkie themes of peace, social justice, and the environment are the fare here. As it is with all the better songsmiths, Bucaro's message is as strong as his music. His heartfelt delivery meshes well with the horn-laced acoustic atmosphere. The New Orleans production features just enough touches of regionalism and the occasional hot solo to enhance Bucaro's craft without distracting from it. In the post-Norah Jones universe, where more ears have opened to laid-back, jazz-leaning sounds, a love affair between radio programmers and this disc is a good bet.