A Common Turn

Anna B Savage

A Common Turn

Debut full-length album from the London-based singer-songwriter was produced by William Doyle formerly known as East India Youth

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  1. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    For all the treacly grandeur of her voice, she has a tendency towards minimalism in her writing in a way that recalls the short stories of Lydia Davis, in that her songs are often rooted in small but pivotal moments and not a word is wasted
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  2. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    The stresses and strains have allowed for a work of pure art, that for the listener is a stunning cacophony and elixir for the ears. Hopefully Anna now reaps the rewards
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  3. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Brutal self-reflection that variously navigates female sexuality, self-doubt and the healing properties of nature
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  4. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    From start to finish, A Common Turn takes you through Savage’s liberating highs, all whilst throwing you her turbulent lows – a raw and emotive album, to say the least
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  5. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    An album that accedes to vulnerability, while also clearly showcasing how revitalised and re-focused Savage is
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  6. 8.0 |   Clash

    Undoubtedly one of the most notable releases of 2021 so far, marking a
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  7. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Baroque pop at its most exhilarating. Print edition only

  8. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Blended with earnest acoustic guitar picking and rattling electronic production, the young songwriter reveals a bright future at the end of personal agony. Print edition only

  9. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A no-holds barred discourse on what makes us tick
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