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Adam Masterson: Younger and wiser

Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 27 May 2003

THE GLUT OF ARTISTS working in the alt-country and folk-rock areas might be a logical reaction against the treacly deluge of pubescent pop, but there are only so many twelfth-rate Gram Parsons impersonators a pair of ears can stand. Hoist a stiff margarita, then, for Adam Masterson, whose debut album One Tale Too Many is a sorely necessary reminder that whatever genre you happen to be working in, you need a distinctive voice and a point of view to stand out from the herd.

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