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Josh Rouse: 1972

Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 5 September 2003

FOR NEBRASKA-BORN, Nashville-dwelling Josh Rouse, the choice of title is simple: "It's the year I was born." It was also the year his favourite Telecaster guitar was manufactured. Most of all, the languid melodic pop and soft soul of three decades ago just happens to suit Rouse as comfortably as a favourite pair of socks.

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