Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

By Matthew Fiander

Despite popular narratives, Tusk isn't all druggy, unabashed excess. Instead, this new sets shows the record as a deeply self-conscious document, the sound of a band that didn't rebel against success so much as it misunderstood the privilege it brings. 12 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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