Tight Knit - Vetiver
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  • Summary: The fourth album for the Andy Cabic-led band was produced by Thom Monahan.
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  1. Positive: 14 out of 22
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  1. His crooning has an absentminded, otherworldly quality that's perfectly lovely.
  2. Tight Knit’s arrangements are rather tightly wound, with the album’s soothing vibe finely calibrated enough to excuse an outlying foray into languid funk.
  3. It might not be the best album Vetiver have made, but it's the most consistent and beguiling.
  4. A sweet, cheery and summery collection of folk tunes that sometimes verges on a more commercial surfy sound akin to Jack Johnson while still remaining on the right side of lovely.
  5. 70
    Everything here, from the restrained pedal steel and drifty organ to the lyrics, reflects a gentle informality that has nothing to do with laziness and everything to do with following the flow.
  6. 60
    Cabic’s limited vocal powers are part of the problem. His dusty delivery is allusive when wrapped in instrumental swirls--asked to front up a song, it sounds merely flat.
  7. California dreaming, diminishing returns.

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