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  • Summary: The debut full-length solo release for the singer-songwriter who previously headed up The Courage was self-produced.
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  • Record Label: Dualtone Music
  • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Folk, Neo-Traditional Folk, Alternative Folk
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Ledges
I got a lot of loose ends I've done some damage I've cut the rope so it frayed And I've got a lot of good friends Keeping me distracted Keeping my... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Ledges is the kind of record that sounds great from the very first listen, but over time, as Gundersen’s words begin to cut deeper and take root, it transcends the mere prettiness that is so often the bread and butter of singer/songwriter records.
  2. Mar 12, 2014
    80
    Ledges may be a quiet album but it resonates with strong emotions in its own low-key way.
  3. Mojo
    Mar 12, 2014
    80
    The solid, memorable songs are at the sweet end of the bittersweet spectrum. [Mar 2014, p.91]
  4. Uncut
    Mar 12, 2014
    70
    There are many fine moments here. [Apr 2014, p.76]
  5. Mar 24, 2014
    70
    It’s a record with much broader appeal than its genre tags, and Gundersen comes across as an old veteran throughout.
  6. Magnet
    Mar 13, 2014
    70
    Ledges seems effortless in its creation. [No. 106, p.55]
  7. Mar 12, 2014
    50
    Ledges waivers with harrowing lyrics, but worn arrangements.

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