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Wilco: The Whole Love

John Robb, Louder Than War, September 2011

THE LAST TIME I wrote a review cautiously praising a band for a slow return to form, that band was R.E.M., who shocked the music world with a split mere months later. Now, I like Wilco a lot, still enjoy their music and would dearly love to see the indie legends live someday; I'm not the superstitious type, but I have no desire to tempt fate and see the same happen to the Chicago group.

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