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Josh T. Pearson: Last of the Country Gentlemen (Mute)

Kandia Crazy Horse, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 15 March 2011

SOME COWBOY angels have been crying into their beer for salvation; meantime, some of us singing cowgirls who are also in struggle push onward to save ourselves. Texan-in-exile Josh T. Pearson's new Last of the Country Gentlemen (Mute) is very much the answer record for that divide, its harrowing, beautiful 60 minutes transmuting into a sonic angel and devil's advocate for both sides.

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