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And It's Still Alright

Nathaniel Rateliff

And It's Still Alright

First solo release in six years from the St. Louis, Missouri singer-songwriter co-produced with James Barone and Patrick Meese

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  1. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    The title of Americana artist Nathaniel Rateliff's latest solo LP, And It's Still Alright, suggests that there's joy after pain, but the record's contents also note that the opposite is true
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    It's a late night listening record set in the candlelit environment of the human psyche and a worthy followup to Nathaniel's Falling Faster Than You Can Run
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  3. 8.0 |   Q

    Rateliff is writing about his own vulnerability again, rather than telling other people;'s stories, all delivered in a hog-calling bellow that helps set him near the top of the enormous singer-songwriter pile. Print edition only

  4. 7.0 |   Uncut

    It's one for the lonesome and broken-hearted, a great excuse to shut out the world and have a good cry. Print edition only

  5. 7.0 |   All Music

    While And It's Still Alright is nearly worth it for those four tracks alone, the quieter folk-based songs have their place too and provide the contrast that better reflects life's ups and downs
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  6. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A general hush blankets the majority of …Still Alright, giving it the feel of an intimate confessional
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  7. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The Colorado soulman tones down for a solo set that deals with loss and suffering.
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  8. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    The rock journeyman goes it alone with a grief-imbued album that treads a thin line between meaningless and profound
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  9. 6.0 |   The Independent

    The songwriter doesn’t find his killer instinct until the album draws to a close
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  10. 5.0 |   Pitchfork

    Setting aside the retro R&B vamping of his group the Night Sweats, the Denver singer-songwriter returns to the sad-sack folk of his roots
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