By Beth Johnson
Updated September 03, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Pictures From Life's Other Side

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Johnny Dowd’s spare, haunting ’97 debut was rife with gothic-blues murder ballads. On Pictures From Life’s Other Side, Dowd and his Beefheartian country-rock band flesh out his stunning side-show tales of tortured love and irretrievably lost souls. A stalker warbles a chilling ditty to his beloved. A father botches his suicide. Pictures is as dark and compelling as the woods on All Hallows’ Eve.

Pictures From Life's Other Side

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