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Third album from the Cardiff-born electropop musician and former member of The Pipettes

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  1. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Exploratory, visionary record. Print edition only

  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    This enchanting and deeply felt piece of work looks set to give Cornish culture another shot in the arm, showcasing as it does the language’s attractive contours
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Gwenno's excellent third album Tresor is a thrilling psych-pop journey well worth the four-year wait
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It's the garlanded ritual folk of Kan Me ("May Song"), however, that underlines this is a record of changing seasons and transitional states. Accept the offer of tea but prepare to lose days in the process. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    A thoroughly modern approach to an endangered language provides a new musical context
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  6. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Saunders’s third solo album is another riveting addition to a colourful career
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  7. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    'Tresor' judiciously balances the electronic side of the album and the instinctively natural
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  8. 8.0 |   The FT

    The singer-songwriter searches for meaning in natural landscapes, passing seasons and the domestic sphere
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  9. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Saunders and collaborator Rhys Edwards have assembled an impressively rich and deep-sounding record that suggests we’re checking in on a well-oiled band rather than two musicians layering instruments and found sounds
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  10. 8.0 |   All Music

    After her first two albums, it was clear that Gwenno had reached her stride early as a solo artist; now with Tresor, she's shifted away from that bright, shiny formula and come up with an album that goes one step further to cementing her in the experimental pop firmamen
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  11. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The Welsh sound artist, performing almost entirely in Cornish, explores nature and motherhood on her ambitious third album
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  12. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    The singer and songwriter’s second album sung almost entirely in Cornish is a document of a revived linguistic heritage with a breezy, ethereal touch
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  13. 7.0 |   Clash

    Gwenno has once again married the otherworldly with the primal with supreme effect
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