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Richard Buckner: Surrounded

Holly Gleason, Paste, 10 September 2013

CIRCULAR ACOUSTIC GUITAR NOTES shower down as Richard Buckner's voice, a tad quavering and common enough to seem to sing for us all, rises from the melody on 'Surrounded'. A Simon & Garfunkel-esque bit of vulnerability that suggests his torn and battered heart is still on his sleeve, the recording's opener makes angst a most alluring commodity.

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