Hitchcock deals with present-day anxiety whimsically rather than specifically, while Rawlings and Welch provide an uncharacteristic but fitting mise en scene with their solemn plucking and barely suggested grooves, which function much like the shadowy cross-hatching you see in Edward Gorey’s drawings.
MojoA collision of Dylanesque surrealism and Bert Janschian finger-picking. [Nov 2004, p.114]
BlenderThe acoustic Spooked surveys post-millennial life. [Nov 2004, p.135]
Rolling StoneIt's about as country-soulful as an old British indie guy can get. [28 Oct 2004, p.103]
Oct 24, 2011Spooked may not be his best but it is still very renjoyable much like 99% of his work, let's face it he is one of the most underratedSpooked may not be his best but it is still very renjoyable much like 99% of his work, let's face it he is one of the most underrated performer of the last thousand years(ok twenty five or so) The person who said he sucked needs a eardrum transplant!… Expand
jasonJan 14, 2005Both hushed and adventurous. Luminous vocals, ripe guitars, and dusky lyrics. I will listen to this album for the rest of my life.
robynsucksNov 15, 2006this is SO bad!
YEPROCSUCKSMar 29, 2007Yep Roc continues to be the worst label on planet earth.
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