There Were Wolves (2008) Hushed vocals describe pastoral landscapes and conversations heard primarily in the narrators' heads on The Accidental's There Were Wolves . Mostly acoustic instruments hum and… 2008-06-03 The Accidental Folk Indie Rock
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There Were Wolves (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 03, 2008; Lead Performance: The Accidental; Genres: Folk, Indie Rock

Hushed vocals describe pastoral landscapes and conversations heard primarily in the narrators' heads on The Accidental's There Were Wolves. Mostly acoustic instruments hum and pierce with precise sincerity. The result could have been wimpy and insular; instead, these Brits gathering themselves from other bands (Tunng, Bicycle Thieves, the Memory Band) cohere as their own entity: neotraditionalists grappling with timely alienation. And to put it in commercial terms, if you liked the harmonies of that romantic duo on the Once soundtrack, you'll fall for these hard-headed, bighearted folkies. A-
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Originally posted Jun 13, 2008 Published in issue #998 Jun 20, 2008 Order article reprints