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Okkervil River: In the Rainbow Rain

Nick Hasted, The Independent, 25 April 2018

WILL SHEFF'S LAST OKKERVIL RIVER ALBUM, Away, offered heart-piercingly direct emotion worthy of Jimmy Webb, as well as his familiar knotty baroqueness. Its lyrics also buried the band's old line-up, close relatives and the rock age.

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