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Debut album from the Australian folktronica singer-songwriter Sophie Payten

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  1. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Reservoir maintains mostly a mellow and melancholic vibe throughout, but its charm is undeniable
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  2. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    She uses her digital repertoire to flesh out moments of profound feeling, creating an electro-acoustic high drama of what it means to be alive and to experience loss
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  3. 8.0 |   The Music

    A powerful debut from a driven young artist
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  4. 8.0 |   AU Review

    While the music on Reservoir is still outrageously strong, the strength of her lyrics is what puts Gordi in another league
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  5. 7.9 |   Gig Soup

    Her underlying talent is unquestionable
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  6. 7.7 |   Paste Magazine

    Gordi’s electrofolk influences add a sense of mystery and quirkiness to Reservoir
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  7. 7.3 |   Earbuddy

    Gordi ups her game on her debut full-length Reservoir
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  8. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Payten’s lyrics are often a joy, writing about emotions and relationships in a way that reveals and emphasises all their complexities

  9. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Gordi's debut seamlessly blends epic electronic soundscape with intimacy in lyricism and folk sensibilities, even if it pulls a little too often from Justin Vernon’s toolkit
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