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Little Ship

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Little Ship

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Loudon Wainwright III, Loudon Wainwright
Producers:
EMD, Nettwerk, Virgin
genre:
Folk

We gave it an A-

The singer-songwriting vet’s masterful Little Ship (Virgin) is raw and polished in the right degrees (produced by John Leventhal, with cameos by Shawn Colvin). The emotional topography is laid out in the first two songs, between the loopy humor of ”Breakfast in Bed” and the poignant touch of ”Four Mirrors.” Wainwright’s fatalistic wit and sure sense of what makes a song complete are fully in order. A-

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