Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables (2012)

More than any of his previous albums, on which Snider usually excoriates himself above all others, this one — among his best — is largely a genial catalog of working-class rage and revenge. A vivid, overly detailed songwriter, Snider is a worthy antagonist. “New York Banker” displays at least a little fluency with the lingo of CNBC. “I came to the day I had waited on/just to find out all the money in our pension was gone/reinvested in something called the Abacus bond,” he drawls. “Come to find out the bond born to fail’d been built so that banker could bet his bread against it/when the housing market crashed, our retirement did too.”

Todd Snider
Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
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1. In the Beginning.
2. New York Banker
3. West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown
4. Precious Little Miracles
5. The Very Last Time
6. In Between Jobs
7. Brenda
8. Too Soon to Tell
9. Digger Dave's Crazy Woman Blues
10. Big Finish

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Aimless Records
United States
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