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First Listen: Milk Carton Kids, 'All The Things That I Did...'

The darkness that seeps into the duo's new songs is leavened, as always, by the sun-dappled beauty of two voices, perfectly paired.
The Milk Carton Kids' new album, All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do, comes out June 29. Source: Joshua Black Wilkins

' Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale have long drawn influence from the rich vocal harmonies of , the intricately twinned acoustic guitars of and and, in concert,. Even when a song feels derivative, the band's core ingredients — not to mention a gift for warm, intricate songcraft — render The Milk Carton Kids' records practically irresistible.

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