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Patty Griffin: Servant of Love

Holly Gleason, Paste, 4 October 2015

"AMBULANCE DRIVERS and grave diggers/Mislaid fortunes grown bigger and bigger/Polar ice caps below and above/Conquered and claimed and ruined for love," Patty Griffin's porous, earthy alto quiver ripples as 'You Never Asked Me' spins to its climax. "As we glide along all the bends of time/Falling for little tricks of the mind/With memories of Eden so far behind/And the taste of melting snow…"

Total word count of piece: 440


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