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Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down

Ry Cooder

Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down

Solo album number fifteen from the prolific roots guitarist and eclectic music collaborator

ADM rating[?]

8.6

Label
Nonesuch/Perro Verde
UK Release date
05/09/2011
US Release date
29/08/2011
  1. 10.0 |   Uncut

    In the transition from imitator to originator, the old boy has made one of his best albums yet. Print edition only

  2. 10.0 |   The Observer

    He's become a Woody Guthrie for our times
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  3. 10.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    If protest is what you want, Cooder has delivered it magnificently
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  4. 10.0 |   The Independent

    His best effort by far since Chavez Ravine
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  5. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    These are songs of a broken, divided society and the gap between rich and poor, but with the anger matched against humour
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  6. 9.0 |   Blurt

    Ranks not only among his very best releases, but among the best socio-political albums ever made
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  7. 9.0 |   BBC

    This is about as good and sustained a riposte to the grubby, grabbing times we live in as any artist has mustered, which makes it essential listening
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  8. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Cooder’s genius here, as on the Californian trilogy, is to reach toward historical sources and depression-era musical language that now seem painfully resonant today
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  9. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Music reclaiming a place at the heart of everything that matters. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Q

    The heartening sound of an old master at work. Print edition only

  11. 8.0 |   The Scotsman

    Yet again, it has been left to one of the old campaigners to step up to the plate with an eloquent, intelligent, angry chronicle of the times
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  12. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Cooder again defies the belief that music with a message can’t be fun
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  13. 8.0 |   Pop Matters

    For those who are willing, this is a good place to start an education
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  14. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    A good man, a simple soul, nothing of interest to sing
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