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Vagabonds

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Darren Ankenman

Vagabonds

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Gary Louris
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

The Jayhawks may be on hiatus, but fans of the country-rockers can’t complain: This solo debut, Vagabonds, from their singer-guitarist follows last year’s Salvation Blues, a fine offering by ex-member Mark Olson. Here, low-key laments (like the Crosby, Stills & Nash’d ”We’ll Get By”) easily compare to the Jayhawks’ best work. Exquisite vocal support comes from Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis and the Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson, who also produces in the classic-rock-drenched manner of someone whose watch stopped around quarter past ’73. A-
DOWNLOAD THIS: ”We’ll Get By”