By Marc Weingarten
Updated January 21, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST
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Ready for the Flood

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Although it’s produced by Black Crowes bro Chris Robinson, the first studio collaboration in 15 years from the former singer-songwriter team behind the classic Jayhawks lineup is a much more subdued, acoustic affair than the plugged-in alt-country of their former band. ?A little dust-kicking might have ?broken up Ready for the Flood‘s dour tone, but when these two twine their pretty voices around girl-in-trouble songs like “Turn Your Pretty Name Around” ?or “The Rose Society,” they can still make a stone weep. B+

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Ready for the Flood

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