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|1||Once and Future Carpenter, The|
|2||Live and Die|
|3||Winter in My Heart|
|4||Pretty Girl from Michigan|
|5||I Never Knew You|
|7||Through My Prayers|
|8||Down With the Shine|
|9||Father's First Spring, A|
|11||Paul Newman Vs. the Demons|
Entertainment Weekly (p.140) - "[A] gorgeously crafted set of sad and soulful laments laced with acoustic guitars, sharply punctuated piano, and delicate cello."
Billboard (p.32) - "In the 90-second 'Geraldine' Scott and Seth Avett harmonize brightly over a rollicking honky-tonk groove, while 'Winter in My Heart' slows the tempo to contemplative soul-folk stroll."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.85) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] the Willie Nelson-like 'Winter In My Heart,' heartland rock of 'Pretty Girl From Michigan' and Beatles harmonies on 'I Never Knew You'..."
Paste (magazine) - "THE CARPENTER provides a return to rudimentary Avett songwriting, in that the most striking moments on the record are born from playful banjo-guitar banter and confessions revealed in 4/4 time."