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There Were Wolves by The Accidental

The Accidental

There Were Wolves

Release Date: Jun 3, 2008

Genre(s): Rock, Folk

Record label: Thrill Jockey


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Album Review: There Were Wolves by The Accidental

Exceptionally Good, Based on 1 Critic

Entertainment Weekly - 86
Based on rating A-

Hushed vocals describe pastoral landscapes and conversations heard primarily in the narrators’ heads on The Accidental’s There Were Wolves. Mostly acoustic instruments hum and pierce with precise sincerity. The result could have been wimpy and insular; instead, these Brits gathering themselves from other bands (Tunng, Bicycle Thieves, the Memory Band) cohere as their own entity: neotraditionalists grappling with timely alienation.

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