By Clark Collis
Updated February 15, 2008 05:00 AM
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If praise were transmutable into cash, these perennially acclaimed melancholic rockers could buy a gold-plated tour bus. Instead, guitarist Vudi has a day job driving a bus in L.A. It was there American Music Club recorded their ninth LP, The Golden Age, a lush collection that ranks among their best. Singer-songwriter Mark Eitzel reconfirms both his offbeat sense of humor, on the semi-spoken ”The Windows on the World” (about partying it up at the World Trade Center bar), and his soulful vocals, on pretty much everything else.
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