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Time Bend And Break The Bower

Sinead O’Brien

Time Bend And Break The Bower

Debut album of post-punk and poetry from the Irish artist

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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    The Irish punk-poet's debut keeps it tight with a mix of Sprechgesang allure and dancefloor-filling grooves
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    An experience worth immersing yourself in
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    An extraordinary debut record
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    She’s an artist who has a vision, and has not only executed it but found a new way of kickstarting the heart of a genre that quickly became a dead horse to be flogged whilst commanding a new space of her own
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  5. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    You can barely believe it's a debut
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  6. 7.8 |   Beats Per Minute

    Earnest and unburdened, Time Bend is a staggeringly bold statement for a debut album
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  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    O'Brien prowls around angular guitar and drums. Imagine a Kim Gordon-fronted PiL. Print edition only

  8. 5.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The stiffness in these songs may well get shaken off as the band grows together. As it stands, her words are no more powerful on record than they are on the page
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