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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Wire - Red Barked Tree (Pink Flag), from Back to Rockville, the Music Blog of the Kansas City Star, January 13, 2011

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:
takes you to the review in its original form.

Again, had the review appeared in "Reverberations" it would have a ...

Reverberating: 8.9

Wire - Red Barked Tree (Pink Flag), from the Kansas City Star, Jan. 13, 2011

I reviewed the new Wire album Red Barked Tree for the Kansas City Star. The review appeared today.

Gee, here's a link to the review:

I'm grateful for the opportunity to work with Tim Finn and the Star. For purposes of "Reverberations": consistency I will add a little information. Red Barked Tree is released on the Pink Flag label (I always give label information - labels love to see their names in print). Also, had it originated here on "Reverberations" the album would have been given a ...

Reverberating: 8.9