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Stereo

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Stereo

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Paul Westerberg
Producers:
Vagrant

We gave it an A-

Westerberg’s transformation from inelegantly wasted young wunderkind to mature, bruised troubadour continues with this fine set of folksy ditties. Thankfully, our hero hasn’t lost his knack for breaking your heart with a turn of phrase or a gauzy guitar motif. A bonus disc of grittier fare, recorded under the alias Grandpa Boy and previously released as Mono, is included, presumably for those who prefer their Paul in harder-rockin’ mode. Stereo: A- Mono: