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With their 2000 release, Nickel Creek, the band quickly gained momentum. A year later, the busy trio reunited with producer Alison Krauss to record their follow-up, 2002s This Side. Both Sean Watkins and Chris Thile who had each released solo albums in the interim continued to flex their writing skills, with songs like Speak, Smoothie Song, and This Side, which served as the albums lead single. The LP also garnered buzz in the indie world, thanks to a cover of Pavements Spit on a Stranger. Both fans and critics embraced This Side, which debuted in the Billboard 200 Top 20, and peaked at No.2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Billboard called This Side, an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping, while AllMusic proclaimed thatThis SidesolidifiesNickel Creeks position as the single most original and inventive bluegrass band to emerge in the early 00s. Certified Gold by the RIAA, This Side also scored the group a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.

With their 2000 release, Nickel Creek, the band quickly gained momentum. A year later, the busy trio reunited with producer Alison Krauss to record their follow-up, 2002s This Side. Both Sean Watkins and Chris Thile who had each released solo albums in the interim continued to flex their writing skills, with songs like Speak, Smoothie Song, and This Side, which served as the albums lead single. The LP also garnered buzz in the indie world, thanks to a cover of Pavements Spit on a Stranger. Both fans and critics embraced This Side, which debuted in the Billboard 200 Top 20, and peaked at No.2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Billboard called This Side, an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping, while AllMusic proclaimed thatThis SidesolidifiesNickel Creeks position as the single most original and inventive bluegrass band to emerge in the early 00s. Certified Gold by the RIAA, This Side also scored the group a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.

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This Side [2LP]
Artist: Nickel Creek
Format: Vinyl
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With their 2000 release, Nickel Creek, the band quickly gained momentum. A year later, the busy trio reunited with producer Alison Krauss to record their follow-up, 2002s This Side. Both Sean Watkins and Chris Thile who had each released solo albums in the interim continued to flex their writing skills, with songs like Speak, Smoothie Song, and This Side, which served as the albums lead single. The LP also garnered buzz in the indie world, thanks to a cover of Pavements Spit on a Stranger. Both fans and critics embraced This Side, which debuted in the Billboard 200 Top 20, and peaked at No.2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Billboard called This Side, an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping, while AllMusic proclaimed thatThis SidesolidifiesNickel Creeks position as the single most original and inventive bluegrass band to emerge in the early 00s. Certified Gold by the RIAA, This Side also scored the group a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.

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