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1000 Kisses

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Beautiful

    It is rear to have an album where almost every cut is a beautiful gem, but this is such an album. Patty Griffin is a wonderful artist and she crafts a sonic (and lyrical) picture that never fails to draw you in.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    It all comes together!

    My roommate loves Patty Griffin and this CD was always playing on our stereo. I never sat down and really listened to it, but always loved humming along with the choruses and melodies. Now, after purchasing my own copy, there is no doubt about it: Patty's voice is perfect. It can be husky (the end of Tomorrow Night... so sexy and gorgeous and sad); it can be joyous (the line "I wish that you could see me when I'm flying in my dreams..." ); it can be filled with pain (the last acapella chorus of "Wishin' Well"). This woman is amazing. But beyond that, it's what she writes: the words and phrases that are in her lyrics. For me, Patty is the perfect combination of two of my favorite singers: Patsy Cline and Joni Mitchell. Her lyrics are simple but filled with imagery (Wishin' Well is a perfect example of that) and her voice is such that you get every inch of that imagery. This woman is a goddess!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    1000 Kisses

    I thought this cd would be good, it's not....it's EXCELLENT. The more I listened the more I realized what a jewel it is. It's intelligent, honest, original, and perfectly executed. I can't bring myself to take it out of the changer or play anything else.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    1000 Kisses

    Bought this cd after reading the gushing of her fans re: her earlier works. HOLY MOLY! It's so honest, real & powerful while being as delicately translucent as a butterfly wing. It's FABULOUS in the purest sense. This is a cd that'll make the travelin' team, baby. Par excellent! For him who has ears to hear, this is the real deal...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the best

    This album quickly became one of my favorites (of all time). I hate to single out tracks when they are all so superior, but Long Ride Home is my favorite and Making Pies cannot be overlooked. This is a recording with great ''heart''. You will probably enjoy it if you are open to having your emotions evoked. Like many great albums, there is diversity here but somehow there is a cohesive whole.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Heartfelt and Sincere ... and Breatakingly Beautiful!

    Have you ever heard the BLUE album by Joni Mitchell? ... It is just so REAL - right? ... Well, this album by Patty Griffin is just as heartfelt and sincere - and breatakingly beautiful. I have NEVER before in my life woke up singing a song I could not get out of my head as much as I have with Making Pies - a song that was written about the Table Talk Pie company. Every time I hear this song, I think of my uncle, and his friend, Chris - the Table Talk Pie delivery man - who used to deliver the fresh-baked pies to my uncle's restaurant every day. ... The WHOLE album is like this! ... It's just very magical, and rich in imagery - and man, WHAT a VOICE this woman has. ... You will NOT be able to get these songs out of your head! You will be singing them softly - and OUT LOUD - to yourself for MONTHS! ... YOWZA! - The Aeolian Kid

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Beautiful and powerful

    All Patty Griffin fans were thrilled for the release of her third album... and I think we were all blown away with the soulful power that Patty delivered once again on 1,000 KISSES. Patty's sad and heartfilled voice is so beautiful that it will draw you into every song on the album, and her simple yet intricate lyrics will keep you listening over and over. Patty has become one of my favorite lyricists in recent years, and this album has proven that she belongs at the top of everyone's list. Her cover's of ''Stolen Car'' and ''Tomorrow Night'' showcase her ability to recreate a classic and make it even more memorable. You will not be disspointed with this collection of songs...

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