The crickets come in early on Quietly Blowing It, between the second and third songs. As the rustic, two-step rhythm of "The Great Mystifier" winds down, the guitars are replaced by the quiet burble of insects, a lonesome nighttime ambience interrupted by a lurch into the stumbling, country-funk dirge "Mighty Dollar." It's an odd bit of sequencing: a solitary sound bridging two songs that are the opposite of solitary. It's also a familiar bit of sequencing: M.C.
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