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Sublimely nonchalant electro-pop majesty: Tracey Thorn's Out of the Woods

James Hunter, The Village Voice, 20 March 2007

TRACEY THORN, of the now-on-hiatus duo Everything But the Girl, sings with the transparency of country air and the significance of Louis XIV furniture. Alone among her peers in U.S. and British pop, she moves from acoustic to electronic music as though no stylistic or psychological differences separate them. She is committed to and expert with both equally, so she never just larks around with beats or uses guitar strums merely to trumpet her seriousness.

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