Become You - Indigo Girls
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  • Summary: This is the first new album in three years for the folk-rock duo of Emily Saliers and Amy Ray.
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
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  1. Their strongest set in years.
  2. Proof that a return to one's roots does not necessarily have to mean rehashing the past.
  3. Become You serves up sparse coffeehouse acoustic arrangements with a side of gorgeously hoarse and shimmering vocal harmonies.
  4. 70
    For the most part, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have abandoned the experimental plugged-in nonsense that bogged down their last two releases, concentrating on pure songwriting this time out.
  5. Become You tends to err on the side of blandness, lacking a knockout single or any newsworthy experimentation. But it's also Indigo Girls' first album in ages to pass by without a head-slapping clunker or didactic, finger-wagging screed to weigh it down.
  6. As predictable as rain in February. [Mar 2002, p.123]
  7. 60
    Musically they offer nothing that hasn't been heard in every coed dorm via their 1989 hit "Closer to Fine." [Apr/May 2002]

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  1. Sep 21, 2010
    I came across this album at a yard sale and bought it. I was glad i did. The voices of the girls are outstanding and is enough to put you in a great mood. The lyrics are amazing and could not be better. I LOVE THIS ALBUM Expand
  2. MikeG
    Nov 14, 2006
    The Onion review is dead on. It's a solid enough CD, but the best thing you can say about it is that there aren't any clunkers. It's listenable but not memorable. Expand