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From A Room Vol. One

Chris Stapleton

From A Room Vol. One

Second solo album from the Nashville bluegrass singer-songwriter, produced by Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell)

ADM rating[?]

7.6

Label
Decca
UK Release date
05/05/2017
US Release date
05/05/2017
  1. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Chris Stapleton is the real deal, and with From A Room, Vol. 1 he further solidifies his position as one of the best, most intriguing performers working in country music today
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  2. 8.1 |   Paste Magazine

    Each one is charming and sturdy and well put together, evidence of an artist who is at the very top of his game and ready to reach even higher
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  3. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Mixes the influences that have guided Stapleton’s writing, including southern rock, country blues and bar-room country
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    There's no grand concept here: it's just a collection of good tunes, delivered simply and soulfully, and that's more than enough
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  5. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    That voice ensures that even generic bits come off as anything but
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  6. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Builds on the success of Chris Stapleton’s Grammy-winning debut Traveller, through a similar blend of country songwriting smarts and soulful engagement
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  7. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    Despite similarities to his monstrous debut the achievement of Stapleton's follow up shouldn't be diminished: this is bloody good stuff
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  8. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Manages to pull off that rare trick of sounding both fresh and familiar, as dauntless as it is consoling
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  9. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The country outlaw adds a much-needed layer of grit and spit to Nashville
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  10. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    From A Room: Volume 1‘s focus is on individual moments, not on how its songs work together as a whole
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  11. 6.0 |   Exclaim

    The genre is wide, but Stapleton's Room is so narrow and old-fashioned that, despite its quality songwriting, it feels stifling at times
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