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Cowboy Junkies: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Chris Roberts, Uncut, January 2002

ARGUABLY, TORONTO'S Cowboy Junkies were the Neil Armstrong of Their Trinity Session album of '88, recorded live in a church, dragged the forlorn mannerisms of country into a new era, ditching the trad in favour of shell-shocked, transcendent eerieness.

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