By Nisid Hajari
Updated November 08, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST

Few bands walk the line between atmospheric and amorphous as deftly as Mazzy Star. Where Hope Sandoval’s haunting vocals darken the duo’s third album Among My Swan with a vast and pleasing loneliness, David Roback’s fuzzy country guitar draws a sharp edge around songs that might otherwise drift. The results sound much the way these sad lullabies should make you feel — both grounded and unmoored at the same time. A-