It will also be Luna's last: Wareham announced last month that after touring Rendezvous through the beginning of next year, the members will happily go their separate ways. As full of low-level backseat mumbling and mellow streetlight guitar lines as any of the six CDs that preceded it, Rendezvous suggests that Wareham probably could have made six more albums without giving in to a need to dabble in other styles or moods. Fortunately, here that means a gratifying predictability in the Grateful Dead mode, not the coma-inducing sameness some narrow-minded indie types proffer. Wareham takes another gently insistent guitar solo, and you marvel at his patience with the form.
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