Indestructible Machine

Album Review of Indestructible Machine by Lydia Loveless.

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Indestructible Machine

Lydia Loveless

Indestructible Machine by Lydia Loveless

Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
Record label: Bloodshot
Genre(s): Alt-Country, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter

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Indestructible Machine - Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

PopMatters - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

You don’t meet folk like Lydia Loveless everyday. “Rare as Hen’s teeth” I believe is the expression. If you believe in Rock ‘N’ Roll, you pray for people like Lydia Loveless. A walking hurricane. The match and the Molotov. The brain and the brawn. The kit ‘n’ kaboodle. The real deal ….

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AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

If you're someone who seeks out the place where punk rock, country music, crafted songwriting, and raw, immediate, visceral garagey rock & roll meet, look no further than Indestructible Machine, the Bloodshot debut of Lydia Loveless. The 21-year-old Ohioan is the product of a rock & roll drummer daddy (who plays in her band), a Loretta Lynn-worshiping momma, and a boyfriend who hipped her to country music's outlaws and the latter-day XXX-brand country of Hank III, Shooter Jennings, etc. Indestructible Machine reflects all this, but Loveless is more than the sum of her influences: her writing and singing talents are in their own class.

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