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Bluebird

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Bluebird
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Try to Make a Fire Burn Again
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Bloodhound
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Heel Toe
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Cry No More
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Oh Brother
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Diamond Rivers
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Love Song
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Lullabye for Tony
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Home
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 33:30

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A wistful classic

Branflakes

I wonder about reviewers sometimes. The Uncut review of Bluebird compares it, naturally enough, to Josh Ritter's The Beast in its Tracks, the album made by the husband she divorced. The jist was that whereas his break-up album was obviously 'inspired' by their parting, this is not the case with hers, as only a couple of the songs seem to directly reference their relationship. This may be the case, but it seems obvious to me that an album of such thoughtful, wistful beauty as this one could ONLY have been made by someone suffering from all the pain of a break-up. It is beautiful and melodic, and it seems as if Landes is singing to - or for - herself because she had to, she needed this kind of expression, and it was only by accident that someone happened to record it. Never mind the story behind it, Bluebird is a future classic.

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