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From A Room: Volume 2

Chris Stapleton

From A Room: Volume 2

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

ADM rating[?]

7.1

Label
Decca (UMO)
UK Release date
01/12/2017
US Release date
01/12/2017
  1. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    He runs the gamut of emotions and genres, traveling from the hard-rocking rumination on the difficulties of “Hard Livin’” to the minimalist blues of “Nobody’s Lonely Tonight”
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Stapleton isn't crafting a major statement; he's knocking out a bunch of songs that work on their own terms - and when the two records are combined, it's clear he's the lifer he intends to be
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  3. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    Vol. 2 leavens its heavier moments with songs that celebrate the simple joys of love and marriage and family, without lapsing into sentimentality
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  4. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Less a cohesive album than a sharply curated collection
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  5. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Like its predecessor, From A Room: Volume 2 is marked by casual virtuosity
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  6. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The songs feel like unearthed classics
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  7. 6.0 |   The Independent

    While this partner set doesn’t have quite the sustained quality of the preceding album released six months ago, it still affirms the value of spiking country music with a strong shot of rhythm & blues
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