Wit's End - Cass McCombs
Track Listing
  1. County Line
  2. The Lonely Doll
  3. Buried Alive
  4. Saturday Song
  5. Memory's Stain
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  1. County Line
  2. The Lonely Doll
  3. Buried Alive
  4. Saturday Song
  5. Memory's Stain
  6. Hermit's Cave
  7. Pleasant Shadow Song
  8. A Knock Upon the Door
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In several sometimes perplexing ways, Cass McCombs' fifth full-length outing, Wit's End, veers moderately but decisively away from the appealingly direct, rootsy indie folk of its predecessor, Catacombs. In its place is a stark, occasionally stifling collection of dark, literary, chamber folk, melodramatic piano balladry, and one sterling piece of country-pop classicism. Album-opener "County Line" is a quiet stunner: a mellow-grooving country-soul burner so achingly smooth you'd swear it was a turn-of-the-'70s chestnut from ...

Wit's End 2011, Domino Recording Co. Ltd.

UPC: 801390029622

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