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White Denim

Corsicana Lemonade

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October 29, 2013

Texas rockers White Denim have a rich sense of rock history and a 21st-century attention span – like Steely Dan raised on video games and weed. At times, their blender whir of blues boogie, hippie country, jazz rock and psychedelia can be a bit too-too head-spinning. But as with the quartet's great 2011 album, D, there are moments on Corsicana Lemonade when all of the pieces click perfectly into place; "A Place to Start" rolls along on a velvet soft-rock groove, and on nearly every song, the band's knack for compacting oblong, ramble-tamble jams into tight, buzzing puzzles is dazzling. Are these great songs? Not really. But they're great four-minute workouts.

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