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7.3

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  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
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  1. Mar 31, 2012
    4
    Todd Snider, fortunately, has an interesting timbre of voice - otherwise the album "Hymns & Stoner Agnostic Fables" would be merely average disc from the border of alt country and folk. Ten of the composition does not differ much from each other, only the interesting stories woven into the songs saves album - for ex. "In The Beginning".
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79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

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  1. Positive: 14 out of 16
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  1. Jul 5, 2012
    67
    Upon first listen, meanwhile, Agnostic Hymns is disorienting. Snider's voice is typically craggy, but the music is too. Amanda Shires' violin shadows his words, and the rhythms occasionally miss a beat. Once things come into focus, his stories are of those affected by the Great Recession, told with a wrath rarely expressed.
  2. Q Magazine
    Jun 20, 2012
    80
    Like a musical Bill Hicks, Snider's easy humour expresses his nonetheless serious message with a grace and poignancy few can muster. [Jun 2012, p.96]
  3. May 10, 2012
    60
    While Snider has been more entertaining and melodically engaging on previous efforts, here he risks trying to get his head around the disturbing times in which we live and, just as importantly, to avoid clich├ęd responses.