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Tracy Bonham

Blink The Brightest

Zoë Records
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July 28, 2005

This classically trained Boston singer-songwriter is doing just fine, having escaped the major-label shark pool: She makes tuneful alt-rock with a ponderous side, and her third album is just odd enough to get by, as Bonham sets meandering Aimee Mann-like melodies over bright electro-pop, string-laden folk and synth-y atmospherics.

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