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American Kid

Patty Griffin

American Kid

7th album from the country / folk singer-songwriter, following her Grammy-winning gospel LP and singing with partner Robert Plant's Band of Joy

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  1. 10.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    A triumph of songwriting and expressive singing
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  2. 10.0 |   Blurt

    Patty Griffin has clearly been saving the best of her own material for a long time, making this perhaps her finest hour
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  3. 10.0 |   The Irish Times

    Seals Griffin’s reputation as a remarkable artist in the roots tradition
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  4. 9.0 |   Paste Magazine

    Taking emotional truths and cutting to the quick, her razor-sharp sense of detail has never been sharper
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  5. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    One of the best albums of the year so far
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  6. 9.0 |   All Music

    It's her most stripped-down recording since her debut
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  7. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    American Kid successfully recaptures Griffin’s acoustic roots in haunting and moving fashion
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  8. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Griffin reaches deep for the songs
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  9. 8.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    A compelling experience
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  10. 8.0 |   Q

    It's her devastating voice and ear for the smallest detail that makes all the difference. Print edition only

  11. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Her writing remains as surprising as it is masterful
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  12. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Deeply affectionate without being sentimental. Print edition only

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