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|1||Clean Slate [For Alex & El Goodo]|
|3||Me and My Shadow|
|5||I Get Ideas|
|6||First Time I Ran Away, The|
|7||Wasteland Companion, A|
|8||Watch the Show|
|9||There's a Key|
|10||Crawl After You|
- Genre: Popular Music
- Release Date: April 2012
- Label: Merge
- Format: CD
- Number of Discs: 1
- Audio Format: Stereo
- Producer: M. Ward
Alternative Press (p.83) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A WASTELAND COMPANION is a reminder that Ward is one of indie music's most capable singer/songwriters....A welcome return to form."
Magnet (p.59) - "[With] a moodily atmospheric production, heartbreaking vocals and genius finger-picking."
Billboard (p.28) - "Best of all is 'Wild Goose,' where Ward's various talents come together in a woozy rush of hushed harmonies, sparkling lap steel and Old Hollywood strings."
Q (Magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he real wonder here is to be found when he drops a gear into hushed beauty and sun-dappled loveliness."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] revels in the layers of experience overlaid on life, building up texture, building up meaning, building up songs."
Uncut (magazine) (p.68) - "Vocally, Ward sounds like Paul Simon....Go past the tone of his voice, inhale the poetry, and you'll taste a sweeter, less mordant Leonard Cohen."