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This (Is What I Wanted to Tell You)


This (Is What I Wanted to Tell You)

Album number thirteen from the Nashville alt country outfit led by Kurt Wagner

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  1. 10.0 |   God Is In The TV

    As near to perfect as you’re ever going to get
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  2. 9.0 |   music OMH

    They’re looking forward, stepping outside of their comfort zone and creating some of the most interesting, ambitious music of their long career
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  3. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    Kurt Wagner exercises masterful restraint on his latest record, applying a light vocodor touch to his voice to illuminate the intimacy of his understated songwriting.
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  4. 8.0 |   The Music

    For a band this advanced into their career, Lambchop’s capacity for reinvention seems to have few, if any, creative limits
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Wagner’s authority underpins it all
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  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Yet another record of beautiful idiosyncracy
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    A heavy listen, but potentially a rapturous one as well
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  8. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Immersive and thought-provoking. Print edition only

  9. 8.0 |   Q

    A late-career peak. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    The kind of songs you pull out once a month as reassurance that the mundanity of normal life can be beautiful, and/or we are all in this together
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  11. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It feels in some ways much more of a post-Lambchop album than FLOTUS
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  12. 7.8 |   Gig Soup

    Yet another great release from one of the most consistently interesting bands around
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  13. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    An album that begs to be listened to on a rainy day, its depth and control of empty space the perfect complement for such gray conditions
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  14. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Modern trappings do little to obscure the fact that frontman Kurt Wagner feels more out of time than ever
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  15. 5.0 |   Under The Radar

    This (is what I wanted to tell you) is in no way an entry point to Lambchop, and even to longtime fans, the rumbles found within might leave you desiring more
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