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Ray LaMontagne gets lost, then found at Immanuel Presbyterian
Ray LaMontagne gets lost, then found at Immanuel Presbyterian

The last thing Ray LaMontagne’s new album needs is more echo. A deliberate turn away from the rustic country-soul with which the Grammy-winning singer made his name, “Supernova” instead flashes back to the trippy psychedelic pop of late-’60s England and California. And it does so meticulously: “She’s the One” has the fuzzy, dive-bombing guitars of Jefferson Airplane, while “Lavender,” with a rolling groove and breathy interjections from LaMontagne, might be a sequel to the Zombies’ “Time of the Season.” Other songs on the record, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, strongly recall the Doors, the...

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