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Palace Music: Viva Last Blues

Ben Thompson, MOJO, September 1995

The albums of Palace eminence Will Oldham do not take long to listen to (this one lasts just over half an hour), but there is an irresistible air of permanence about them. His voice might crack and crinkle like a square of badly-maintained chamois, but Oldham's songs are as supple and trusty as a fine antique saddle.

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