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Conor Oberst: Upside Down Mountain
Buy! - (Nonesuch)
The latest album from the former Bright Eyes frontman is a consistently strong set of expansive folk-rock ranging from buoyant rockers to sparsely produced ballads. Co-produced by Oberst and Jonathan Wilson in Nashville, the album features a warm, rich sound with acoustic and electric guitars and keyboards along with occasional horns, pedal steel, woodwinds and gorgeous harmonies courtesy of Swedish duo First Aid Kit accompanying Oberst’s quavering vocals and reflective, smartly crafted lyrics. 5/16/2014 - Don Yates