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Wilco: Schmilco

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, October 2016

IF MOST BANDS were to announce that their 10th album, 21 years into their career, will be a largely acoustic affair, it would cause all sorts of alarm bells to ring. Luckily Wilco aren't most bands. This is no bongos-and-toasted-marshmallows-round-the-campfire collection of easy going jams, rather it's a bunch of quietly wigged-out, tightly-knotted and hook-ridden complex songs that represent another peak for songwriter (and this time co-producer) Jeff Tweedy and co. 

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