Adventurous 2004 Album Ranks Among Wilco's Best Efforts! On almost every level of A Ghost Is Born, Wilco concocts the perfect follow-up to 2002's career-defining Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. With multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke aboard and a more organic feel, this 2004 creative detour takes greater risks and yields deeper emotional shades. Songs are enriched by a bottomless well of melodic invention, experimental ambition, electronic ripples, and moody atmospherics while finding their core in vocalist Jeff Tweedy's heart-wrenching vocals. A Ghost Is Born, a Grammy recipient for best alternative music album and best recording package, is the sound of a band learning to be spontaneous and unencumbered. "Instead of grand solutions, Tweedy offers illuminating curiosity about what can happen in a song. It's not experiment for experiment's sake. There's a sense that every note and sound on Ghost, even the spontaneous ones, have been selected for private but rigorous reasons. A drum tap here, a glimmering hammer dulcimer there, a jab of distorted guitar, an echo suddenly opening new spaces--on Ghost, they say what words cannot." -Jon Pareles, Rolling Stone, July 2004 Offered as a long-awaited 180-gram 2-LP set, complete with brand new artwork, this album is a must for anyone whose interests cut across the entire musical spectrum. Get ready to hear one of the best-sounding rock albums made in the past 20 years--an ambitious effort that rewards with each successive listen. "With [A Ghost is Born], its fifth album and third consecutive masterpiece, Wilco has emerged unrivaled as the 20th/early 21st century's most talented rock band that, like the Beatles in the 60s, is pushing into new frontiers while bringing its entrenched musical roots along for the ride." -Bob Gendron, The Absolute Sound, June 2004 Wilco A Ghost is Born Track Listing: 1. At Least That's What You Said 2. Hell Is Chrome 3. Spiders (Kidsmoke) 4. Muzzle of Bees 5. Hummingbird 6. Handshake Drugs 7. Wishful Thinking 8. Company in My Back 9. I'm a Wheel 10. Theologians 11. Less Than You Think 12. Late Greats

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