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Produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, One True Vine radiates reverence while summoning a slow burn well-suited to Staples' rich, dusky voice. Then, as the album blooms into something more celebratory, joy peeks through like slivers of sunshine.Â» E-Mail ThisÂ Â Â Â Â» Add to Del.icio.us Source: npr.org
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The band's fourth album rewards listeners with strange surprises and a few hooky, expansive ringers. Along the way, it showcases the considerable gifts of four guys willing to hover patiently through the detours, without sacrificing the beauty that makes the journey worthwhile.Â» E-Mail ThisÂ Â Â Â Â» Add to Del.icio.us