Mikael Wood
April 07, 2011 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Paper Airplane

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
music label
81316
genre
Country

We gave it a B

The pure-piped bluegrass star found mainstream success with Raising Sand, her Grammy-sweeping 2007 album with Robert Plant. Reunited with her longtime band, though, Krauss sounds unworried about pleasing new fans here: Exactingly performed and lushly produced, Paper Airplane exudes a bone-deep tranquillity — even when Krauss describes, as on ”Lay My Burden Down,” the feel of ”cold clay against my skin.” B

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