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Gift of Screws As a member of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham is a rock potentate. As a solo artist, he's an avant-garde aesthete, breaking down beguiling melodies ...Gift of ScrewsRock As a member of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham is a rock potentate. As a solo artist, he's an avant-garde aesthete, breaking down beguiling melodies ...2008-09-16
Lindsey Buckingham

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Gift of Screws

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Lindsey Buckingham; Status: In Season

As a member of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham is a rock potentate. As a solo artist, he’s an avant-garde aesthete, breaking down beguiling melodies into sonic mushroom clouds. Gift of Screws finds him creating an insular world of ghostly vocals and nervous guitars. On ”Time Precious Time,” a frenetically picked acoustic guitar ticks off the moments before an emotional reckoning, while the jittery title track throws a cherry bomb at Bush’s war machine. Buckingham remains the master of type A chamber pop. A-
DOWNLOAD THIS: Listen to tracks from Gift of Screws on the musician’s MySpace page

Originally posted September 16 2008 — 12:00 AM EDT

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