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Anthony Green, ‘Avalon’ (Photo Finish)

Like Sunny Day Real Estate’s Jeremy Enigk, Circa Survive singer Anthony Green is his band’s most influential (and enigmatic) member, with a nation of emo kids finding solace in the stratospheric vocal lines and elliptical lyrics that mark his band’s proggy epics. Avalon, Green’s solo debut, isn’t quite the 3-D orchestral opus that Enigk’s Return of the Frog Queen was (on standouts like “Califone,” it’s closer to Elliott Smith’s leaner acoustic work), but the idea is similar: a set of idiosyncratic, deeply personal ballads powered by an inimitable, if too frequently parroted, wail.