Dear readers: Not, I repeat not, a repetition of the post from the Kansas City Star. For reasons of space my review of Wire's new album Red Barked Tree appeared in an edited form in the Star. However, in the Star's rock blog (Back to Rockville) it appears in its unexpurgated, original form. Oh, and for those of you who would like to see the album artwork - here you go:
The link: http://backtorockville.typepad.com/back_to_rockville/2011/01/new-music-alert-reliable-wire-and-more.html
takes you to the review in its original form.
Again, had the review appeared in "Reverberations" it would have a ...