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No Better Than This

No Better Than ThisJohn Mellencamp is such an old-timey, small-town kind of guy that he recorded his new album in mono. That's entirely fitting, since quite a few of this...No Better Than ThisRockJohn Mellencamp is such an old-timey, small-town kind of guy that he recorded his new album in mono. That's entirely fitting, since quite a few of this...2010-08-10
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No Better Than This

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp is such an old-timey, small-town kind of guy that he recorded his new album in mono. That’s entirely fitting, since quite a few of this baker’s dozen of new tunes (produced by T Bone Burnett) sound like lost classics plucked from scratchy old 78 rpm discs. Compelling and heartfelt, No Better Than This feels tantalizingly timeless. Recommended to anyone who’s spent the ? past few years obsessively revisiting Bob Dylan’s Love and Theft. A?

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