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Jess Williamson


Fourth album from the Texas-born, LA-based singer-songwriter

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Mexican Summer
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  1. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Growing old and making sense of it all, Jess Williamson has crafted an immensely personal piece with much wider-reaching implications
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  2. 8.5 |   Paste Magazine

    Blends the strongest elements of her earlier work
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    It appears that Williamson is always fleeing from somewhere and yearns to live a life with no regrets with the time we have left. Sorceress is her personal but inspiring, magical journey to get to that point
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    What sets Williamson apart from others is her ability to make us feel like she is singing only for us. We experience every emotion with the singer. We feel love, we share heartbreak, we encounter sadness and we find our inner strength
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  5. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    The out of synch interruption of a few earlier tracks only sticks out because of the near perfection of the album’s start and finish
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  6. 7.0 |   Clash

    Even if the idea of country influences doesn’t sound the most appealing, there’s something so alluring about Williamson’s serene tunes that it’s a worthwhile and lush listening experience
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  7. 7.0 |   All Music

    She sounds solid and assured even when she's swimming through the darkness, and her consistent strength as a writer and vocalist makes Sorceress well worth investigating
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  8. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    The Texas singer-songwriter’s fourth album sounds older and wiser, casting her mystical interests as a foil to the bittersweet, ordinary moments that add up to earthly life
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  9. 7.0 |   music OMH

    Williamson’s fourth album may not come across many people’s radar. Yet for those who do chance upon it, there’s much to enjoy
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  10. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Folk singer-songwriter, Jess Williamson wants listeners to know magic is not found in tarot cards or mass-produced smudge sticks. Rather, transformative power is deeply personal, thereby locating Sorceress as an indelible conveyor of strength and wisdom
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