405 Recommended Album Competition: Marnie Stern - The Chronicles of Marnia
"Marnie Stern has thrilled us for years with her fretwork and charming rock. None of that has changed here. Yes, there's a poppier gloss than her diehard fans are possibly used to, but all that's changed - and it's not even a particularly massive change - is her approach to the music. Things are snappier, more infectious, arguably simpler, but ultimately just as rewarding. She's always been a legend on the six-string and a fascinating songsmith, but just because she's chilled out and scattered a few chart-poised hooks, doesn't mean she should be lambasted. This is the same old brand new Marnie." [Read Full Review]
For the latest edition of our Recommended Album Competition, we decided to go with Marnie Stern's brilliantly titled new album, The Chronicles of Marnia.
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We'll pick a winner at random on May 15th.
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