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Hard Times, Easy Listening: 10 Albums for Autumn 2020

Music has been a most necessary balm in 2020 and will remain one in the post-summer months. This list offers a brief repository of albums that gleam in ways particularly autumnal.

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Vashti Bunyan: Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind

Some songs can pass through generations like cultural DNA, and it is possible that the conviction and simplicity of Vashti Bunyan’s will assure she is still adored in 400 years. Just don’t call her a folk-singer.

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Like a Boyd on a Wire

PopMatters talks to Joe Boyd, a man at the center of the folk, rock and blues scenes of the 1960s who lived to tell the tale. "The whole notion of folk music and an appreciation of things that are more rural and more traditional and more rustic than our lives are now is the privilege of the middle class."

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Vashti Bunyan

It takes more than a beard to make it in this business... or at least it should.

Peter Joseph
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All Tomorrow's Parties: United Sounds of ATP, Weekend 1 Featuring Devendra Banhart, Comets on Fire,

Forget your bucket and spade, put away your sunhat. All Tomorrow's Parties is here and peddling an entirely different kind of seaside rock.

Daniel Spicer
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The Not-So-Freewheelin' Vashti Bunyan

After being on break for nearly half a lifetime, the singer returns to make sure it's her vision on record.

Andrew Phillips
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Vashti Bunyan: Lookaftering

Bunyan emerges from a 35-year musical absence and cracks the 'sophomore slump' straight in the jaw with an updated sound and a brilliant collection of songs.

Zack Adcock

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