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Tunng Presents...Dead Club

Tunng

Tunng Presents...Dead Club

Seventh full-length release from the London folktronica pioneers inspired by Max Porter’s novel Grief is The Thing with Feathers

ADM rating[?]

7.7

Label
Full Time Hobby
UK Release date
06/11/2020
US Release date
06/11/2020
  1. 9.0 |   music OMH

    Tunng presents Dead Club may be their darkest album to date but it is arguably their finest too. It covers all the twists and turns of grief, from unexpected humour to those sudden, poignant moments where the bottom drops out of your world
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  2. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The ever-questing English folk crew turn their attentions to customs of death and grief around the world
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Proceedings occasionally veer toward earnestness, but gorgeous textures of clarinets, guitars and synthesizers keep the project bracingly alive. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    What Tunng have shown with Presents…Dead Club is that addressing grief and death doesn’t have to be devastating. It can be thought-provoking. It can also be simply pleasurable
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  5. 8.0 |   The FT

    This concept album contemplates grief and death with clarinet, strings and recorded conversations
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  6. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    A remarkably lively look at the act of dying
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  7. 7.0 |   Uncut

    As odd and beautiful as it is thoughtful and contemplative. Print edition only

  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    The death-centered storytelling of both the lyrics and podcast excerpts works well with Tunng's ever-ambitious blend of mystical folk and futuristic pop, and ultimately Dead Club's perspectives on the great beyond come off as curious and playful where they could have skewed far more fatalistic
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