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Impossible Truth

William Tyler

Impossible Truth

Second collection of instrumental guitar compositions from the Nashville-based occasional member of Lambchop

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  1. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Impossible Truth is among the year’s most vivid and evocative albums so far, revealing new and absorbing details with every listen
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  2. 9.0 |   Spin

    He takes off and never looks back
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  3. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Says more with six strings than most records manage with a thousand words. Print edition only

  4. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    At no time during its near 54 minutes will you find your mind wandering or your hand twitching for the fast-forward button
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  5. 8.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    Life is unknowable, but it can still be beautiful. And in William Tyler’s hands, it is most beautiful indeed
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  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    He’s a towering talent, not just as a guitarist, but as great American storyteller
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  7. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    His guitar remains the single waveform bouncing through your headphone-space for nearly all of Impossible Truth's 54-minute running time, and it never once grows tiring
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    The Impossible Truth is more accessible than Behold the Spirit, but it is easily as adventurous, taking hold of places, spaces, and sounds, reimagining them and altering them just enough to make the entire recording sound at once immediately familiar and somehow wholly other
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  9. 8.0 |   Mojo

    An unusually articulate trip. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Blurt

    Impossible Truth feels like both an empirical observation and an epiphany
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  11. 8.0 |   Q

    Absorbing and wholly gorgeous. Print edition only

  12. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    The impossible truth to fathom here is how guitar-plucking American turk William Tyler is able to fashion such an earnest and self-consciously literary soundscape when he looks so impossibly young
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  13. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    An uncommonly good album
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  14. 7.5 |   The 405

    Transcends the barriers between emotion and language, his guitar expressing the voiceless words of a beating heart, a tear, a laugh, a memory, all through an exhilarating, musical enlightenment
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