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  • Summary: The third full-length release for the singer-songwriter was produced by Wilco's Leroy Bach.
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The Roundabout
There's no instance In conscience or convenience Even though you stand On heavy shoulders I'll take the roundabout Cause I like to see St.... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. Aug 12, 2016
    100
    This time round Walker has brought influences from his native Chicago scene to the forefront of his music, loosening up and expanding his sound with frankly blinding results.
  2. Uncut
    Oct 5, 2016
    90
    [A] profound, funny, intricate album. [Sep 2016, p.63]
  3. Nov 21, 2016
    80
    Golden Sings both celebrates and transcends ordinary existence, finding revelation in small, perfect turns of song.
  4. Aug 12, 2016
    75
    There's no rage in this music, but it feels unsettling all the same, and that's a major step for a young artist as he starts to find his voice.
  5. Aug 17, 2016
    70
    On some level his songs are all age-old tales, but put together in his own exacting way, which makes them new.
  6. Aug 15, 2016
    70
    Walker's latest, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, goes a long way toward establishing a sound and persona that's unique to the singer/songwriter.
  7. Aug 18, 2016
    60
    None of it bad, just a disappointment after that phenomenal opening.

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  1. Aug 22, 2016
    9
    there's a pretty good songs in this album, specially "The Halfwit in Me", it's just a masterpiece. I will listen songs from here with mythere's a pretty good songs in this album, specially "The Halfwit in Me", it's just a masterpiece. I will listen songs from here with my grandchildren. Expand