North Star Deserter

Album Review of North Star Deserter by Vic Chesnutt.

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North Star Deserter

Vic Chesnutt

North Star Deserter by Vic Chesnutt

Release Date: Sep 11, 2007
Record label: Constellation
Genre(s): Rock, Alternative

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North Star Deserter - Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

In his liner notes to Vic Chesnutt's North Star Deserter, Jem Cohen wrote, "I make films, I'm no record producer. But I needed to bring these particular people together in this particular place . . . I thought they might hit it off." Despite his lack of previous experience in the recording studio ….

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Sputnikmusic - 70
Based on rating 3.5/5

Review Summary: Fugazi's Guy Piciotto teams up with A Silver Mt Zion and various other guests to assist Vic Chesnutt on his eleventh album.The words "criminally underrated" are never used in a more fitting manner than when they are applied to Vic Chesnutt. A quadriplegic since the age of 18, Chesnutt has been recording since the beginning of the 90s and despite having little mainstream exposure in that period, has caught the eye of numerous other musicians and artists such as Michael Stipe of R.E.M. (who produced Chesnutt's first two albums).

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