By Scott Schinder
October 25, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Being There

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Wilco successfully stake out uncharted territory on their 19-song, two-CD sophomore effort Being There, trading the tidy roots pop of the band’s 1995 debut A.M. for a looser, more emotionally raw approach. Leader Jeff Tweedy’s new songs — a sprawling mix of moody late-night laments, skeptical rockers, wistful ballads, and infectious pop-rock tunes — confront adult insecurities forthrightly and tunefully and document the maturation of a good band into a potentially great one. A

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