The Earth Pressed Flat Try as she might, singer Mary Ramsey never approaches the casual folk-friendly grace of predecessor Natalie Merchant in the earth pressed flat , relying instead… The Earth Pressed Flat Try as she might, singer Mary Ramsey never approaches the casual folk-friendly grace of predecessor Natalie Merchant in the earth pressed flat , relying instead… 10,000 Maniacs
Music Review

the earth pressed flat (1999)

EW's GRADE
C-

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Try as she might, singer Mary Ramsey never approaches the casual folk-friendly grace of predecessor Natalie Merchant in the earth pressed flat, relying instead on prissy diction and breathy underpinnings. Guitarists Robert Buck and John Lombardo may chime mightily, but Miss Manners torpedoes them every time. C-

Originally posted May 21, 1999 Published in issue #486 May 21, 1999 Order article reprints
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