Perhaps no “American Idol” winner has been more transparent about his or her musical intentions than Phillip Phillips. Week after week, the grumpy-voiced reigning champion stayed so unwaveringly true to his vision that anyone who watched already knows exactly what “The World From the Side of the Moon” sounds like. It’s a magnet with two poles — Dave Matthews (his true north) and Mumford & Sons — and it's just a matter of how far each song swings the needle from side to side.
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