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By Phil Freeman

Featuring unique contributions from today’s major track critics, Marooned is a revealing photograph of the present kingdom of dad track feedback. A follow-up and homage to Greil Marcus’s rock-and-roll vintage Stranded, Marooned asks a similar query: What album may you deliver to a wasteland island, and why?WITH ESSAYS by means of: Matt Ashare * Tom Breihan * Aaron Burgess * Jon Caramanica * Daphne Carr * Jeff Chang * Ian Christie * Kandia loopy Horse * John Darnielle * Laina Dawes * Geeta Dayal * Rob Harvilla * Jess Harvell * Michaelangelo Matos * Anthony Miccio * Amy Phillips * Dave Queen * Ned Raggett * Simon Reynolds * Chris Ryan * Scott Seward * Greg Tate * Derek Taylor * Douglas Wolk

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