Josh Ritter: The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter
Rob Hughes, Uncut, November 2007
EVIDENTLY WARY of the heavy-handed earnestness that blights many an acoustic singer-songwriter, Josh Ritter has lately been looking for ways to extend his range. Last year's The Animal Years was a move away from the steady James Taylorisms of his first two records, and contained two post-Dylan protest epics in 'Girl In The War' and 'Thin Blue Flame'.
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