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Back & Fourth

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Pete Yorn

Back & Forth

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Pete Yorn
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

But for a couple of moody rockers, Pete Yorn’s Back & Fourth is largely acoustic, marrying ’70s Cali folk-rock to the modern-day Nebraska sound (Bright Eyes collaborator Mike Mogis produced). That’s the only marrying going on. With lines like ”I can never love you? like the way you love me,” Yorn’s nursing a case of dumper’s ? remorse, without being guilty or gleeful enough for real catharsis. But the beauty in these half-laments proves mixed feelings can be as haunting as concrete ones. B+

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