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Queens of the Breakers

The Barr Brothers

Queens of the Breakers

Third LP from Quebec-based brothers Andrew and Brad Barr, and their collaborator Sarah Page

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  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    The strength of the writing, playing and production is such that it never sounds unfocused or incoherent
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  2. 8.7 |   Paste Magazine

    Shows both a continuation and an evolution for one of the most creative bands out there today
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  3. 8.0 |   NOW

    The Montreal group combine tight little folk songs and expansive blues jams and it never falls apart
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    Their most richly-coloured record to date. Print edition only

  5. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    If Queens earns The Barr Brothers serious consideration for year-end lists, it would not be surprising
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  6. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Busy without ever feeling overcrowded. Print edition only

  7. 7.0 |   The Music

    Despite taking on bold new sounds, The Barr Brothers remain wedded to their Americana origins
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  8. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Keeps an open mind. Print edition only

  9. 5.5 |   Gig Soup

    A pleasant patchwork of music from the Barr brothers skirting the boundaries of genres, going against the grain of past albums
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