Who Else is Crazy Excited for This Album to Drop?

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Who Else is Crazy Excited for This Album to Drop?

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Mavis Staples: You Are Not Alone

Listen to these tracks and tell me you're not amped:
http://pitchfork.com/news/39375-new-mav ... not-alone/
http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/20 ... taple.html

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Me! But you know that already.

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Post by miss carol »

Thanks for the link. I'm officially looking forward to this!

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Post by Jonathan »

Wow - this is better than I'd hoped for...

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Oh yes, it's awesome.

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Post by Jake »

Yep, this and the new Superchunk have totally made my day.

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Post by Sugarcubes Forever »

Sorry to rain on the parade, but I ain't hearin' it. With Tweedy on board you'd have though this would be a home run. It's a good record, but it's only a base hit.

I have to agree with Jim DeRogatis and call it a "Burn It" record.

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Sugarcubes Forever wrote:Sorry to rain on the parade, but I ain't hearin' it. With Tweedy on board you'd have though this would be a home run. It's a good record, but it's only a base hit.

I have to agree with Jim DeRogatis and call it a "Burn It" record.
But you have no soul, so...

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Post by Lep »

In 1996, she released a gospel album with just her singing and Lucky Peterson playing the B3. I love it, but the cranky allmusic.com review says "a very bare-bones set, and after the fourth song, ... the format becomes boring and the songs begin to sound similar."

But if you like Mavis, gospel and the Hammond, you'll love it.

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