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In Thrall

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In Thrall

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Murray Attaway
Producers:
DGC
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

Former Guadalcanal Diary singer Murray Attaway’s solo debut abounds with literate lyrics rendered evocative by his graceful Southern twang. In Thrall‘s pleasant jangle and strum and its songs’ subject matter — nostalgia for smalltown America — also call to mind some shadowy aspects of his Athens, Ga., hometown peers R.E.M. If only Attaway’s songwriting was as focused and funny as his work with GD. B-