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The iconic Country star's posthumous studio album, recorded in the early 1980s, shines brightly

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The talented American Indie Folk group's pastoral, evocative and unusually mature debut album

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Ex-Cocteau Twins member Simon Raymonde's elegant, ethereal male/female duo

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The Folk/Americana singer-songwriter's third album; a return to the rootsy authenticity of his acclaimed debut

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The American Indie singer-songwriter's spellbinding spiritual successor to 2002's "Sea Change"

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The American sister duo Lily & Madeleine's charming Folk/Folk-Pop debut album

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The celebrated Crowded House singer/songwriter's compelling third solo album

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A superb, attractively-packaged 4-disc/92-track box set covering the career of Soul/R&B singer Otis Redding

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The British New Wave/Alternative Pop trio's multifaceted magnum opus

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The American Indie Folk/singer-songwriter's memorable, critically acclaimed third album

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The talented British Alternative/Indie Rock band's exciting third album

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The American auteur's evocative excursions into winding musical terrains and widescreen images

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The Texas-based Indie Folk/Alternative Rock band's first album without lead vocalist/main songwriter Tim Smith

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