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Single Flame starts by remembering 1960s protest singers, but the second half of the record gets stronger and stronger: “Lord I Don’t Want to Die in the Storm” and “Marching Through the Green Grass” are traditional American songs set to new tunes; “Ink” recapitulates Alex Masters’ biography Stuart: A Life Backwards; “Shellback” remembers conscripts whose worlds simultaneously widened and contracted.

Lucy Ward

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