Love Among the Ruins | EW.com

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Love Among the Ruins 10,000 Maniacs specialize in a granola rock so wispy one fears it could blow away. Take their first post-Natalie Merchant single, ''More Than This,''...Love Among the Ruins 10,000 Maniacs specialize in a granola rock so wispy one fears it could blow away. Take their first post-Natalie Merchant single, ''More Than This,''...1997-06-20
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Love Among the Ruins

Producer (group): Geffen

10,000 Maniacs specialize in a granola rock so wispy one fears it could blow away. Take their first post-Natalie Merchant single, ”More Than This,” a cover that makes the Roxy Music original sound like a headbangers’ ball. New singer Mary Ramsey infuses it and the rest of Love Among the Ruins with a soothing warmth but lacks the emotional complexity and distinctiveness of Merchant at her maniacal best. B-

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