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Okkervil River: Away

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, October 2016

WHILE OKKERVIL RIVER has always been a ship steered by principal songwriter Will Sheff, their eighth album proper sees Sheff effectively going it alone for the first time. The album was written swiftly after a period of band upheaval, leaving Sheff to direct a crack team of session players through a short session rather than his long-standing companions.

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