I just got home and the good ol’ media center started downloading Wilco’s new album, Wilco (the Album). I’ll say up front the following two things: first, I’m not going to do a formal review of it (now) because it just came out and I want to let it sink in; second, it’s good. Not mind-blowing-on-the-first-listen-oh-my-god-my-life-is-changed-forever good. But good.
So I’ve been thinking about writing on Wilco for a while now. Their latest album, A Ghost is Born, is really starting to grow on me. It took a while, to be honest, and I’m not at all sure how I think it stacks up to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot or Summerteeth or their earlier albums. […]