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Odyssey Number Five No matter how spent guitar rock seems to be, bands like Powderfinger prove that there's still terrain left to be explored. On the Brisbane quintet's...Odyssey Number Five No matter how spent guitar rock seems to be, bands like Powderfinger prove that there's still terrain left to be explored. On the Brisbane quintet's...2001-03-30

No matter how spent guitar rock seems to be, bands like Powderfinger prove that there’s still terrain left to be explored. On the Brisbane quintet’s fourth album and U.S. debut, melancholy is the default mode. On ”My Happiness” and ”Up & Down & Back Again,” singer Bernard Fanning’s heavy heart is tattered by scratching and clawing guitars – but Powderfinger can be as prim as Travis or as mock-grandiose as Oasis. B+

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