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My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket

Seventh album of reverb drenched psychedelic indie from the Kentucky veterans led by Jim James

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  1. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    My Morning Jacket’s triumphant return proves not all comebacks are cash in grabs at past glories
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Tthe magic of this group has always been their ability to translate the elemental into the transcendental. It is a miracle they pull off frequently on My Morning Jacket, with confidence and inspiration, every moment a fresh beginning. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Frequently thrilling, and its pilfering from America's classic rock catalogue - including The Allman Brothers, The Doobie Brothers, Creedence clearwater Revival, The Band and Crazy Horse - is affectionate and celebratory. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    While the performances and production are tight and well structured, they haven't forgotten what makes them a great live band
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  5. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    There are enough twists to keep even longtime fans on their toes. It’s what makes them so consistently intriguing and will hopefully keep the members inspired, and inspirational, for the foreseeable future
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  6. 7.4 |   Paste Magazine

    The Kentucky-bred rockers follow the music on their first album of new material in six years
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  7. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Band’s first album of new songs since 2015 embraces the joy of blasting away in the studio as the world reopens
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  8. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    On My Morning Jacket, Jim James sifts through perceptions about technology and nature, offering a treatment for getting washed away by modernity
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  9. 6.9 |   Spectrum Culture

    Kentucky’s beloved My Morning Jacket has the requisite energy of an MMJ disc, but it also feels more like play. There's joy in the performances, which carries the album even as it feels a bit scattered
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  10. 5.0 |   Pitchfork

    Concentrating hours of freeform takes into the baggy shape of 11 songs, My Morning Jacket’s ninth LP achieves the dubious goal of nailing a “jam band album” on the first try
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