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Rolling Stone (3/14/02, p.72) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Homey and livable - life without coffee. Not your average pop pleasure; not your average pop band."Spin (3/02, pp.134-136) - 6 out of 10 - "...playing fast and loose with country, indie, and soul....replacing song-craft with baroque digressions..."Uncut (1/03, p.94) - Ranked #6 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year" - "...Another American classic..."Alternative Press (5/02, p.88) - 8 out of 10 - "...Clever, literate and pretty..."The Wire (2/02, p.63) - "...A more personal set of songs that have been minimally constructed and designed for a smaller group of musicians....a record that urges you tolean closer to the speakers to fully hear everything that is being played and sung..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[D]etails lift out with cumulative power....Pure quality."Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.76) - Ranked #40 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (3/02, p.101) - "...Each play of the CD reveals a new hook, a tiny flourish or a whispered vocal/lyrical cadence. These gradual pleasures fly in the face of today's pop/rock hard-sell....It's a place of warmth, beauty and humanity..."NME (Magazine) (2/23/02, p.34) - 8 out of 10 - "...A brave and curious record....that rarest of things - a record that makes the wild and dramatic seem strangely limited..."Uncut (magazine) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Kurt's songs were poised between whimsical reflection and grim tragedy."67.8615

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Rolling Stone (4/25/02, p.80) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The high-toned alternative rockers on this 16-track compendium play it simple, letting the structural delights of the Kinks' eccentric hard mod-rock shine through the quirks of their individual treatments..."Spin (5/02, pp.123-124) - 8 out of 10 - "...A brand-name affair, with a few ideas that [sound] better [than other tributes]..."Q (4/02, p.126) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...A cap-doffing excercise featuring Lambchop, Josh Rouse and Damon Albarn..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.106) - "...Worth checking for fine Lambchop, Josh Rouse, Ron Sexsmith and Tim O'Brien contributions..."0.5452518

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Entertainment Weekly (2/27/04, p.99) - "[Compared to AW CMON,] a slightly more sprightly batch of beer chasers..." - Rating: A-Uncut (2/04, pp.68-9) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he emotion that has been slowly simmering throughout both albums finally boils over....We are treated to the unprecedented spectacle of Lambchop rocking out..."CMJ (2/9/04, p.4) - "[Features] songs that span from from piano-driven alt-country [to] sublime string-tinged ballads..."0.2570127

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Uncut (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he band made a further unexpected stylistic leap, this time into soul music..."Melody Maker (5/16/00, p.47) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "Lushly soulful alt-country music, like Will Oldham if he took caseloads of mellow drugs and somehow convinced Motown to release his material."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he Southern warmth of 'The Saturday Option' and 'Scamper' reveal Lambchop were heading towards the country-soul revival tent."0.2570127

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Q (8/96, p.122) - 3 Stars - Good - "Lambchop's large line-up, minimal country-tinged drawl and general earthiness has captured some attention recently....the end result is surprisingly powerful with Kurt Wagner's vocal developing a world-weary storytelling edge."Uncut (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] peculiar combination of the smoothly contemporary and the creakily archaic."Option (9-10/96, p.119) - "...[the] tunes are heartbreakers every one, but...this uninterrupted bout of melancholy makes for a satisfying and uplifting listen....songs drift lazily along in a haze of understated guitars, off-key horns and beats that sound like they were recorded in a basement two houses down..."Melody Maker (8/6/86, p.46) - "...They just seep through the walls and gently insinuate themselves into your life, the haziest mass of steel guitar curlicues and muffled percussion hovering by the windows, Kurt Wagner singing like NASHVILLE SKYLINE-era Dylan or Vic Chesnutt. You can't tire of such quiet persuasion..."NME (Magazine) (7/6/96, p.37) - 8 (out of 10) - "...[HANK] retains all the components which made...such a brilliant record: the droning steel guitars, the barely audible whisper of Kurt Wagner and the sedately maudlin songs which seemingly take an eternity to unfold..."0.1927595

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