CHRIS ISAAK – Speak of the Devil

Isaak won’t win any new converts or lose any longtime fans with this CD.

CHRIS ISAAK Speak of the Devil

Aside from the album-closing surf instrumental and the tough-sounding title track, the Roy Orbison sound-alike stays the course with more moody ballads and mild rockabilly rave-ups distinguished by his tremolo guitar and tremulous croon.

More of the same, then, though the recurring hurtin’-over-a-woman theme could provide soothing solace for the recently heartbroken.