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Blackberry Belle – Bang Magazine

Bang Magazine/UK By JENNIFER NINE Five Stars Absence makes the heart grow fonder but, musically speaking, even favourite sons’ comebacks are usually loved for old time’s sake . . . and only played twice.

Blackberry Belle – ModernRock.com

By: James Laczkowski – ModernRock.com The best songwriters are the ones that defy their influences. Jeff Buckley loved Nina Simone, Leonard Cohen, and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Instead of aping them, he integrated them into his world, consuming every crescendo and each bending note. But the one thing that he did which very few artists do was confront his influences, instead of wearing them on his sleeve. Greg Dulli, of The Twilight Singers, does more than challenge his inspirations; he gets in a brawl with…

Blackberry Belle – Boston Globe

By Sarah Tomlinson Throughout the ’90s, Greg Dulli carried the Afghan Whigs to critical acclaim and cult status largely on the force of his personality. He was aggressive, embittered, and bleakly honest about the nasty things that people do in the name of love on a half-dozen albums that developed the band’s sound from basic guitar rock to an R&B-dusted sophistication. Dulli now reemerges with “Blackberry Belle,” his second album with the Twilight Singers, a shifting group of musicians first assembled as an Afghan Whigs…

Blackberry Belle – Maxim

5 Stars Former Afghan Whig front man Greg Dulli catches shit for thinking he’s some kind of white soul brother,but dont let that scare you away. Alt-rocks patron saint of fucked up womanizers is at his diabolical best conducting an overture of lust,betrayal,and addiction. He takes his demons on a soulful midnight drive. Take this CD on your next one too. -Transcribed by Melanie to the Congregation mailing list

Blackberry Belle – Orlando Weekly

By Billy Manes Orlando Weekly As the sex-starved howl fronting seminal ’90s powerhouse Afghan Whigs, Greg Dulli reached near-cult status, soundtracking the bachelor-fluffed musings of some post-grunge apocalypse. When the wet dream died, he turned to the inspiration of ambient noodlers Fila Brazilia to push further into the smut with The Twilight Singers’ unforgettable debut two years ago. On the Singers’ latest release, Dulli goes a step further into the ether, concocting a bitch’s brew of misbegotten sentiment and star-fading beauty. “No one complete this…

Blackberry Belle – AllMusic

Allmusic.com Johnny Loftus Greg Dulli returns to his Twilight Singers project with the atmospheric Blackberry Belle.

Blackberry Belle – CMJ

CMJ New Music Report Issue: 836 By Brad Maybe

Blackberry Belle – Entertainment Weekly

by Will Hermes 17 October 2003 Entertainment Weekly Copyright (c) 2003 Bell & Howell Information and Learning Company. All rights reserved.

Blackberry Belle – Dimple

Former Afghan Whigs frontman makes hot new band from old side gig. By Brian Baker Dimple Records http://dimple.com/content/feature_article.aspx?EditorialID=2092

Blackberry Belle – Prefix Mag

Prefix Mag Rating: 4.0 (Remarkable)   by P Rae

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