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There’s something about Merrie Amsterburg

Merrie Amsterburg takes a swig of beer and wonders aloud what the angle of this story is going to be. She asks politely; she’s an unassuming Midwesterner who grew up in Michigan, after all.

It’s a good question, one her fans surely must have been pondering as they wait for another album by Amsterburg, a singer-songwriter of quiet grace with a nimble voice full of pathos.

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