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Golden Sea

Our Broken Garden

Golden Sea

Debut solo album of orchestral dream pop from sometime Efterklang keyboardist Anna Bronsted

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Bella Union
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  1. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A distinctively Scandinavian take on matters emotional. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Finds an atmospheric connection between shoegazing and piano-led classical music. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Q

    A brave delight that unfurls more of its charms with every listen. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   NME

    A record so unassumingly resonant in emotive pull that from the rolling piano of the aptly titled ‘The Departure’ you can’t help but feel a giddying constriction in your chest
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  5. 8.0 |   NME

    The most deliciously constructed orchestral-tinged dream-pop since Sigur Rós. Print edition only

  6. 7.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    Not quite Debussy's La Mer, but fans of artists such as Feist and fellow Scandinavians Little Dragon should enjoy this
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  7. 7.0 |   music OMH

    Despite Golden Sea being an obvious aural pleasure, it sometimes feels like death by chocolate. The sound is sumptuously rich, but very similar throughout
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  8. 6.5 |   Bowlegs

    As a whole the record is beautiful and it is an ascension from the sound of its predecessor, but in places it’s crying out for a hook or a catchy tune: something to grab on to
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  9. 6.5 |   BBC

    Right on the poppiest edge of goth
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  10. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    By no measure a terrible album, but it is almost certainly not as good as it could or should be
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  11. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    This is a record flecked with loveliness
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