Changing Horses - Ben Kweller
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  • Summary: The fourth studio album for the ex-Radish member is said to have some country elements.
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  1. Changing Horses emphatically answers the question of “what next?” for Ben Kweller and although not faultless, it’s a strong showing, especially for someone exploring a new musical direction as he is.
  2. In Changing Horses Kweller has slipped seamlessly into another stream of songwriting tradition, and all signs say it suits him.
  3. Regardless of one's opinion on music that drawls, Changing Horses is worth your attention. [Mar 2009, p.106]
  4. 60
    Changing Horses' Americana journey is hardly inventive, but Kweller's boyish charm and quirky songwriting keep it more promising than predictable.
  5. 60
    Kweller keeps his melodies clean and his arrangements simple, frequently teaming pedal steel or dobro with his acoustic guitar. [Mar 2009, p.91]
  6. There's a charmingly tossed-off quality to the entire set, whose 10 songs frequently deal with women and their troubled men.
  7. Changing Horses crams its few memorable moments onto the back half of the album. But its not enough to compensate for the lack of creatvity and foced nature of most of the disc. [Winter 2009, p.72]

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