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The Chicago Sessions

Rodney Crowell

The Chicago Sessions

Latest release from the Texas country singer-songwriter produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    In The Chicago Sessions, Americana’s Rodney Crowell travels to the house Wilco built and subtly delivers one of his best albums in years
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  2. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    It’s simply a solid example of astute songwriting at its best, another collection on which Crowell can once again rest his reputation. And that’s more than enough reason to consider this yet another essential acquisition
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    The Chicago Sessions is a splendid example of of Rodney Crowell doing what he does best, with some help from a guy who knows how to get him to play to his strengths; it's Crowell as his smart and soulful best
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Beneath Tweedy's twinkling lights, Crowell wears each look like a favourite old coat - familiar, easy, and pocked by stains and rips that remind him of all he's seen. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    At 72 years of age, Crowell remains both a vital link to Van Zandt's classic sensibility and an enduring force whose vitality shows few signs of waning. Print edition only

  6. 7.4 |   Spectrum Culture

    Crowell continues to push himself as a writer, while letting us think it's all just so easy
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  7. 7.2 |   Paste Magazine

    It’s the work of a singer and songwriter with nothing left to prove, which means that Crowell can simply enjoy himself
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  8. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The singer-songwriter's latest album is limber, breezy, and full of joy
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