- Record Label: Rounder
- Release Date: Nov 23, 2004
Entertainment WeeklyWhile it can be unbearably sad, Lonely Runs Both Ways is ultimately a beautiful meditation on heartbreak. [26 Nov 2004, p.117]
UncutOne of the finest Americana albums of 2004. [Jan 2005, p.128]
Los Angeles TimesOn occasion the band feels as if it's slipping into cruise control, but the musical scenery is so gorgeous you really don't mind going along for the ride. [5 Dec 2004]
MojoTends to drift in one and out the other at times. [Jan 2005, p.102]
BlenderThe utterly flavorless repertoire she sings here... steers her toward Lite FM. [Jan/Feb 2005, p.106]
Positive: 18 out of 18
Mixed: 0 out of 18
Negative: 0 out of 18
BarryCNov 25, 2004Well worth the 3 year wait. Great mix of bluegrass and acoustic music by some of the finest folks around. Some critics may complain that this Well worth the 3 year wait. Great mix of bluegrass and acoustic music by some of the finest folks around. Some critics may complain that this album has a "Slick, polished" sound. Hmmm.... Maybe that's why it's called a studio album? Excellent job AKUS!!! Can't wait to see you on the tour when you get out west. … Expand
valeriepNov 23, 2004This is already my favorite cd!! Another absolute stunning musical production from the most talented musicians to walk the earth!!!!!!
PeteCJul 26, 2005The best of all AKUS albums, with more of the melancholy and beautiful songs only glimpsed at in So Long So Wrong, and handled clumsily in The best of all AKUS albums, with more of the melancholy and beautiful songs only glimpsed at in So Long So Wrong, and handled clumsily in New Favourite, this time with startling and original lyrics, especially in the Gillian Welch penned Wouldn't be So Bad. However, Jerry Douglas' superb Unionhouse Hoedown and the lead single Restless show a refusal to back down from their Bluegrass roots that make them so popular. Beautiful, ironic, and almost perfect down to the last note.… Expand
LeticiaMDec 6, 2004Have heard it once. What a sound... Perfect. You can say, "love at first listen". It's excellent and beautifully made.
JBFeb 7, 2005This album is AWESOME! If you are remotely an AKUS or Bluegrass fan - you will love it. It has some really unique songs.
GeorgeMFeb 17, 2005A.K. is a wonderful artist.
joelsDec 1, 2004i'm still listening, but so far i beleive that they've done it again.
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