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Raising Sand

Raising Sand
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Unexpected delightful pairing

9 years, 7 months ago at Feb 28 3:09
Somehow their diverse styles mesh into something beautiful. A few songs sound like right of Led Zeppelin's playbook and a few sound like gospel. One of the best albums of 2007.
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Description: Perhaps only the fantasy duo of King Kong and Bambi could be a more bizarre pairing than Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Yet on Raising Sand, their haunting and brilliant collaboration, the Led Zeppelin screamer and Nashville's most hypnotic song whisperer seem made for each other. This, however, is not the howling Plant of "Whole Lotta Love," but a far more precise and softer singer than even the one who emerged with Dreamland (2002). No matter that Plant seems so subdued as to be on downers, for that's one of the keys to this most improbable meeting of musical galaxies--almost all of it seems slowed down, out of tim ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rounder
Release date: 8 November 2007
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0011661907522 UPC: 011661907522
Tags: 2007 (1), Folk Rock (1)
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