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Tribute To 2

Jim James

Tribute To 2

Second release of cover versions from the My Morning Jacket frontman

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  1. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Glowing collection of covers. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   The Independent

    In keeping with the cover collections of Bowie and Ferry, gently tweaking beloved songs to reflect more personal relationships with sometimes obscure pieces
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  3. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A compelling and inventive deep dive into pop’s past
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  4. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    James has never sounded so elegant and in control
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  5. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    A cohesive, artistic covers album that often improves on the originals
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  6. 7.0 |   Gig Soup

    The life he breathes into each track individually ultimately produces a plaintive compilation, the product of a musician clearly still so imbued with the adoration he held for these artists as when he started out
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  7. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Of course, James' gorgeous tenor lies at the heart of it
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  8. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    While singer Jim James's sequel to his 2009 EP Tribute To feels lonely and reflective, it's not a downer
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  9. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    A release that will delight fans of James’s work as a solo artist and bandleader of My Morning Jacket, and likely anyone else who happens upon it
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  10. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Tribute To 2 is a richer and more complex collection
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  11. 6.2 |   Pitchfork

    My Morning Jacket singer imbues a set of classics and standards with a distinctly contemporary melancholy
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  12. 6.0 |   Q

    Curious rather than essential. Print edition only

  13. 6.0 |   The Observer

    For the most part these spare reworkings are dramatic and wonderfully arranged
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  14. 6.0 |   All Music

    Ultimately, Tribute to 2 is uneven and fuzzy. When it works, it's lovely; when it doesn't, it's a head-scratcher. This is for fans only
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