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Hearts of Oak It's been some time since punk was a viable storytelling genre, but Jersey's Ted Leo turns gasping, insistent vocals into narratives that are political...Hearts of Oak It's been some time since punk was a viable storytelling genre, but Jersey's Ted Leo turns gasping, insistent vocals into narratives that are political...2003-02-21

Hearts of Oak

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It’s been some time since punk was a viable storytelling genre, but Jersey’s Ted Leo turns gasping, insistent vocals into narratives that are political and pop, never compromising one for the other. Best is the jangly ”The Ballad of the Sin Eater,” with a State of the Union address that could teach Dubya a thing or two.

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