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Old Wow

Sam Lee

Old Wow

Third album from the London-born folk singer featuring Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser, produced by Bernard Butler

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  1. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    A timeless album that reveals more with each listening
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  2. 8.0 |   XS Noize

    Produced by Bernard Butler (Suede, MacAlmont & Butler) and for the first time on a Sam Lee recording, the electric guitar features
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  3. 8.0 |   The FT

    New and traditional songs are put to work in the struggle against ecological collapse
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  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    A dazzling fusion of nature and song
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Lee’s twee-free third album, produced by Bernard Butler and featuring Liz Fraser, is a stark reminder of this country’s environmental concerns
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    As sad ballad follows sad ballads towards the close, Old Wow is not as well-paces. Nonetheless it's full of resonant music. Print edition only

  7. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Britfolk's most adventurous neo-traditionalist takes the surprise quotient to new heights on this conceptual set. Print edition only

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