Aw C'mon Kurt Wagner and his motley Nashville crew Lambchop are at it again, fashioning a downtrodden and droopy-eyed batch of heartsick tales across two discs, Awcmon… Aw C'mon Kurt Wagner and his motley Nashville crew Lambchop are at it again, fashioning a downtrodden and droopy-eyed batch of heartsick tales across two discs, Awcmon… 2004-02-17 Lambchop
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Awcmon; Noyoucmon (2004)

Lambchop | 'CMON' AND TRY IT Wagner and Lambchop provide two discs of downtrodden delight
'CMON' AND TRY IT Wagner and Lambchop provide two discs of downtrodden delight
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Feb 17, 2004; Lead Performance: Lambchop

Kurt Wagner and his motley Nashville crew Lambchop are at it again, fashioning a downtrodden and droopy-eyed batch of heartsick tales across two discs, Awcmon and Noyoucmon -- with sweet and swollen strings, no less. One CD offers 10-gallon Goth laments, the other a slightly more sprightly batch of beer chasers, all of it tinted a dark shade of mahogany by Wagner's chilling alto. Which begs the question: Is two better than one? Judicious distillation might have provided sharper focus, but this is an appealingly ambitious sprawl.

Originally posted Feb 27, 2004 Published in issue #753 Feb 27, 2004 Order article reprints
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