My Brightest 
Diamond, '
All Things Will Unwind' (Asthmatic Kitty)

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All Things Will Unwind
Critical Mass
Release Date: October 18, 2011
Label: Asthmatic Kitty

by Jon Young

As a member of Sufjan Stevens' extended musical family and a participant in the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim epic Here Lies Love, Shara Worden, a.k.a. My Brightest Diamond, makes art-pop at its most stirring. The luminous All Things Will Unwind uses strings, brass, marimba, and mellotron, brilliantly showcasing her operatic, slightly scary voice in tricky songs that remain fresh after repeated plays. And don't be fooled by Worden's cosmic streak: While she gently proclaims, "Love binds the world" ?on "We Added It Up," the ?bracing "There's a Rat" ?unleashes a blast of populist rage.

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