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James McMurtry Is More Expressive Than Ever On 'Complicated Game'

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James McMurtry Is More Expressive Than Ever On 'Complicated Game'

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James McMurtry Is More Expressive Than Ever On 'Complicated Game'

James McMurtry Is More Expressive Than Ever On 'Complicated Game'

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Complicated Game is James McMurtry's first new studio album since 2008. The Texas-born singer-songwriter, now based in Austin, is known for songs with strong narratives and a blend of country, blues, and rock melodies. Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says Complicated Game demonstrates a new range of style and subject matter for McMurtry.