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Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Wh
Buy! - (Clean Slate/Epic)
The volatile LA singer-songwriter’s fourth album (and first in seven years) is not only her most musically adventurous release, it also might be her best, with a raw, stark, acoustic-oriented sound combining art-pop, jazz, cabaret and more on jagged, emotionally turbulent songs featuring just piano, various kinds of percussion and spare bits of other acoustic instrumentation accompanying her husky, incredibly elastic vocals and confessional, fearlessly honest lyrics. 6/22/2012 - Don Yates