Music Review

How to Walk Away (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Aug 19, 2008; Lead Performance: Juliana Hatfield; Genre: Indie Rock

On How to Walk Away, Juliana Hatfield still knows how to pack venom into a sprightly pop song, or blow off a lover with a killer guitar hook. Singing in that appealingly girly voice of hers, she stays for one night in ''Just Lust,''stays too long in ''The Fact Remains,'' and figures out why she should stay at all in ''Shining On.'' The result is rueful and gorgeous. A-
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Originally posted Aug 15, 2008 Published in issue #1007-1008 Aug 22, 2008 Order article reprints