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Uncut (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] record packed with brilliant, bohemian songs that combine affecting lyrical honesty, beguiling melodies and a voice that has a touch of Alanis Morissette mixed with a gentler inheritance from her mother and aunt..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Soothing, strident or Joplin-raw by turns, her voice pilots unchained melodies, and healthy, intergenerational competition with her own flesh and blood has clearly pushed her to burnish her detailed confessionals."69.16583

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Rolling Stone (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Wainwright's relentless self-analysis and beguiling voice...make for an oddly sweet psychodrama....A riveting one-woman show."Spin (p.105) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sardonic chamber-folk gems such as 'Tower Song' and 'You Cheated Me' offer lyrical and sonic detail for days."CMJ - "With singer/songwriters like Martha Wainwright, who boil their tunes down to spare words and guitars, it's tough to determine their influences."Q (Magazine) (p.148) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith a cutting edge and a soaring, gutsy voice to match. Perfectly capable of penning a country-ish strum or a radio-friendly pop hook..."Blender (Magazine) (p.77) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[S]he's finally got material mature enough to sink her formidable chops into."Paste (magazine) (p.68) - "[The album] portrays Wainwright as a distinctive artist with a caustic sense of humor and a complicated family situation."28.05301

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Rolling Stone (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "EYES OPEN is even more decadently cushy, setting chiming guitars, strings and electronics under Gary Lightbody's aching croons."Q (p.125) - Ranked #18 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[H]ere's where the Northern Irish five-piece left their indie roots behind and started to look like world contenders."Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Snow Patrol have delivered an album big on lighter-waving anthems and arms-around-your-best-mate camaraderie."0.4046123

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Q (Magazine) (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he headspinning 'Walking On Broken Glass' is the very point where keening intelligence meets gloriously fizzy pop."Record Collector (magazine) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] half dozen tracks that you'll come to afresh, including a cover of Ash's 'Shining Light'....Well worth a listen..."0.3236898

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Rolling Stone (p.94) - "High points include Beth Orton's faithful rendition of 'Sisters of Mercy' and Antony's beautiful, quivering take on 'If It Be Your Will'..."Entertainment Weekly (p.98) - "[The musicians] trade off on the poet's brooding, wry songbook." -- Grade: B+0.2832286

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Q (Magazine) (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he headspinning 'Walking On Broken Glass' is the very point where keening intelligence meets gloriously fizzy pop."Record Collector (magazine) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] half dozen tracks that you'll come to afresh, including a cover of Ash's 'Shining Light'....Well worth a listen..."0.2832286

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Uncut (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]pectacular....[F]ive centuries of song are crammed into three red-white-and-blue discs. It's all here: colonial war, revolution, immigration, the expansion of the West and capitalism."Mojo (Publisher) (p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Fine performances abound -- Beth Nielsen Chapman's enthralling 'Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child' one among many."0.1416143

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Rolling Stone (p.77) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his career retrospective is long on hilarious memoir..."Spin (p.76) - "A cracked balladeer of domestic strife and baby-boom angst, Wainwright has purveyed his sardonic, self-lacerating folk songs to a growing cult..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The career-spanning 87 songs here include brutal confessionals, insightful political commentary, unadorned emotional honesty and, yes, a healthy dose of absurdism and satire."0.1213837

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Rolling Stone (p.88) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Wainwright's voice sounds better than ever, adding the weight of history to songs that were poignant to begin with."Dirty Linen (pp.86-87) - "Projecting the kind of depth acquired only through experience, the father of Rufus and Martha brings a fresh interpretation to still-potent songs about alcoholism, parenting, and dealing with fame."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'School Days' stands out as a poignantly melodic rumination on childhood, the acerbic 'Be Careful There's A Baby In The House' is quintessential Wainwright....Enduringly engaging music."Paste (magazine) (pp.60-61) - "With the help of producer Joe Henry, Loudon Wainwright III has been excavating his own past, and he's disgorged some hibernating gems from his first four albums, revisiting ghosts that haunted him 35 years ago."0.4240404

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Rolling Stone (p.107) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Just voice and piano, uncluttered by his hallmark orchestral bigness, it's Wainwright's most nakedly emotional music yet."Entertainment Weekly (p.116) - "Wainwright lays it bare with heartbreaking simplicity here." -- Grade: BBillboard (p.59) - "[A] single piano is all that's needed to show off his immense vocal talent."Paste (magazine) (p.85) - "When he sticks to classic balladry and construction as on 'True Loves' and 'Les Feux D'Artifice T'Apellant' Wainwright really shines."Clash (magazine) - "Wainwright offers a sparse but staggeringly heartfelt collection of songs for voice and piano..."Uncut (magazine) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'The Dream' begins modestly before building to a crescendo of thumping chords and impetuous glissandos..."0.3691279

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Rolling Stone (p.107) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Just voice and piano, uncluttered by his hallmark orchestral bigness, it's Wainwright's most nakedly emotional music yet."Entertainment Weekly (p.116) - "Wainwright lays it bare with heartbreaking simplicity here." -- Grade: BBillboard (p.59) - "[A] single piano is all that's needed to show off his immense vocal talent."Paste (magazine) (p.85) - "When he sticks to classic balladry and construction as on 'True Loves' and 'Les Feux D'Artifice T'Apellant' Wainwright really shines."Clash (magazine) - "Wainwright offers a sparse but staggeringly heartfelt collection of songs for voice and piano..."Uncut (magazine) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'The Dream' begins modestly before building to a crescendo of thumping chords and impetuous glissandos..."0.3691279

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"The concert is mixed with interviews with the 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter, and he's a charmingly self-deprecating raconteur."Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] marvelous blend of documentary and concert film....The film cuts in interviews with Cohen interpreting his songs and telling of adventures that took him from New York clubs to a Zen monastery..."Rolling Stone "[T]he many highlights include a fabulous version of 'Chelsea Hotel No. 2" sung by Rufus Wainwright..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a warm, touching portrait of a genius -- and long overdue."Total Film "[With] some interesting glimpses into Cohen's world...[The performances] are quite special..."Sight and Sound0.3271642

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] marvelous blend of documentary and concert film....The film cuts in interviews with Cohen interpreting his songs and telling of adventures that took him from New York clubs to a Zen monastery..." Rolling Stone "The concert is mixed with interviews with the 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter, and he's a charmingly self-deprecating raconteur." Entertainment Weekly "[T]he many highlights include a fabulous version of 'Chelsea Hotel No. 2" sung by Rufus Wainwright..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a warm, touching portrait of a genius -- and long overdue."Total Film "[With] some interesting glimpses into Cohen's world...[The performances] are quite special..."Sight and Sound0.3271642

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