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Okkervil River: Being on Stage Is Like a Sacrament

Six LPs into a decade-long career led by frontman Will Sheff, few bands have produced such consistently excellent output as Okkervil River; to deviate from what's made them so well-loved (soaring, literate pop, heavy on theatrics and startlingly affecting vocals) for the riskier waters of confessional, first-person songwriting this far in is a step few bands might make.

But Okkervil just might've produced the best record of their career.

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Derek Askey
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