Steely Dan: Two Against Nature
Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000
TWO AGAINST NATURE could have been horrible, as so many of these returns by grizzled 70s vets are; as it was, the album was merely slicker and colder than we confirmed Danheads might have hoped. And most of that had to do with the sound, which was just too clipped and clinical to let the records wry ruminations breathe. Even Gaucho, one of the most numbed and glacial albums over, was texturally, at least warmer than these nine tracks.
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