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Laura Veirs' New CD a Quirky 'Year of Meteors'

Laura Veirs' new CD is <i>Year of Meteors</i>.
Laura Veirs' new CD is Year of Meteors.

Although she has released five albums since 1999, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs remains largely unknown in the United States. Critic Tom Moon believes her new CD, Year of Meteors, will change that. The album features Veirs' trademark sound -- pretty songs, unusual musical arrangements and cryptic, fantastical lyrics.

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Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, hip-hop and the music of the world since 1983.