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Ojala

Debut album from Cocteau Twins' bassist Simon Raymonde and Dif Juz's drummer Richie Thomas with guest appearances from ex-Midlake frontman Tim Smith and Sharon Van Etten among others

ADM rating[?]

6.9

Label
Bella Union
UK Release date
03/11/2017
US Release date
03/11/2017
  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    Elegant from the first minute to its 70th, Ojalá is an essential album for fans of Raymonde-affiliated projects like Snowbird and This Mortal Coil, and is among his and the year-in-indie's most exquisite works
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  2. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    A cluttered canvas on paper, perhaps – but the duo’s experience allows them to distil what works best on record
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  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    A diverse collection of quality melancholia by two intuitive veterans with nothing to prove except their ability to create music to invest your soul into
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It hold together, though--a quiet coalition, but one that is wholly satisfying. Print edition only

  5. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Raymonde elicits gorgeous performances from guest vocalists. Print edition only

  6. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    This record is not for everyone but fans of either musician or any of the plethora of contributors will find something to enjoy within its charming, ethereal walls and it certainly would be essential for Cocteau Twins or Bella Union completists
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  7. 3.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Even the worst albums can be the beginning of a great conversation
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