Summer Teeth After reminding us that they hadn't completely outgrown their chicken-fried beginnings on last year's Woody Guthrie tribute (with folk troubadour Billy Bragg), Wilco return to… Summer Teeth After reminding us that they hadn't completely outgrown their chicken-fried beginnings on last year's Woody Guthrie tribute (with folk troubadour Billy Bragg), Wilco return to… Wilco Country Rock
Music Review

Summer Teeth

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Wilco; Genres: Country, Rock

After reminding us that they hadn't completely outgrown their chicken-fried beginnings on last year's Woody Guthrie tribute (with folk troubadour Billy Bragg), Wilco return to the almost-alternative rock-pop of 1996's Being There. As was the case with that epic, Teeth is packed with poignant mid-tempo ballads that would've seemed right at home on a top 10 list in 1975. These days, though, pronouncing them merely transcendent will have to suffice. A

Originally posted Mar 12, 1999 Published in issue #476 Mar 12, 1999 Order article reprints
Advertisement

Today's Most Popular

  1. Photo Gallery: American Music Awards 2014 American Music Awards '14: We grade the performances
  2. Photo Gallery: American Music Awards 2014 American Music Awards 2014 style: What the stars wore

From Our Partners