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Such Pretty Forks In The Road

Alanis Morissette

Such Pretty Forks In The Road

Ninth album and first in eight years from the Ottawa-born singer-songwriter produced by Alex Hope (Tegan and Sara, Troye Sivan) and Catherine Marks (Local Natives, The Big Moon)

ADM rating[?]

6.8

Label
RCA
UK Release date
31/07/2020
US Release date
31/07/2020
  1. 10.0 |   The Independent

    Morissette sings with a profound matter-of-factness while demonstrating the full power of her unmistakeable voice, making for one of her best-ever records
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  2. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Heartfelt and direct, a misunderstood artist takes control
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  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Alanis Morissette has long been a rarity among her peers, more than willing to address significant, yet unsettling subject matter. Such Pretty Forks In The Road is a case in point, with inspiring lyrical touches and affecting vocal sincerity placing it among her best albums
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    NEW Decades into her career and Alanis Morissette still knows how to balance the dark with the light
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  5. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The singer-songwriter names Change as her nemesis and meets it on the battleground
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  6. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Her mood is defiant, amused, forensically self-absorbed or coolly sarcastic, but never down
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  7. 6.0 |   NME

    The Canadian star's first new album since 2012 may not be flawless, but it stays true to Morissette’s unflinching depiction of life
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  8. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    More casual listeners may find the songs slightly one-note in terms of the musical dynamics but, either way, it’s good to have her back
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  9. 6.0 |   The FT

    The Canadian sings with considerable presence on her ninth studio album
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  10. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The Canadian singer-songwriter’s first album in eight years returns to her strengths
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  11. 5.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The alt-rock superstar’s words still bite, and she spends much of the album gently tending to her bruises
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