Paper Airplane 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… Paper Airplane 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… Alison Krauss & Union Station Country Rounder
Music Review

Paper Airplane

STATE OF THE UNION Allison Krauss and Union Station
STATE OF THE UNION Allison Krauss and Union Station
EW's GRADE
B

Details Lead Performance: Alison Krauss & Union Station; Genre: Country; Production: Rounder

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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Originally posted Apr 05, 2011 Published in issue #1150 Order article reprints
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