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Fourth album from the Devon-based folk / pop singer-songwriter produced by The National's Aaron Dessner (Taylor Swift, Frightened Rabbit, Sharon Van Etten)

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  1. 9.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    An astounding album and arguably the best of his career to date
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  2. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    Britain’s finest melancholic songsmith
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  3. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Instead of a too-many-cooks situation, which this easily could’ve been, Dessner and Howard find cozy nooks for everyone. The singer’s reedy voice is the drawstring that ties it all together
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  4. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    With a bit of help, Howard has finally found a combination that could please everyone
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  5. 7.3 |   Beats Per Minute

    It’s ultimately compelling, even as it takes time to properly unpack, but that is part of why Ben’s music is appealing and more importantly – affecting
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  6. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Howard has reinvented himself with his latest instalment through a blend of storytelling and evocative sonic fillers. Now, he is one of the UK’s most naturally talented songwriters, with an added sense of style
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  7. 6.9 |   Pitchfork

    Working with Aaron Dessner, the English singer-songwriter trims down his compositions and expands his comfort zone, experimenting with elements of jazz and historical fiction
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  8. 6.0 |   NME

    The London-born folk singer's fourth album sees The National's Aaron Dessner dust off the book of tricks he put to good use on Taylor Swift's 'folklore'
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  9. 6.0 |   musicOMH

    Dessner makes a decent foil for him and for those who have joined Howard on his career journey to date will be more than happy to continue travelling with him
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