This Danish trio has been around since the early '70's, and the years show in the easy camaraderie of this release. Multi-instrumentalists all, they have the impeccable rhythmic tightness that only comes with years of musical communication. They have developed a sharp, buoyant sound that begs the listener to get up and dance. In fact, these guys have been together so long, now their grown daughters are joining in with some fine vocals. Sofie Aagaard and Karen Mose have clear, strong voices and an open good humor in their delivery that matches their fathers' élan.
The real strength of Lang Linken is their obvious enjoyment of the music. Even the most tender of waltzes is delivered with a wistful smile. The more driving tunes have a fun, raucous energy. They make the most of the inherent squawky, wheezy, drony nature of their instruments, playing up the noisiness with great glee. A fun, affectionate release. - Peggy Latkovich
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