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Anderson East


Fourth studio album from the Alabama-born, Nashville-based Southern soul / R&B singer

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  1. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    More rhythm and blues than country, Encore is a soulful release from the Nashville-based Anderson East
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  2. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    East's sensual approach invests his performances with a strong sense of emotional connection
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  3. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    The songs are terrific, East sells them with his gritty, committed vocals and “Encore” is poised to push the talented singer-songwriter over the top and into the mainstream
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    If he sometimes sounds like he leans too hard into his rasp, this vocal tic is mitigated by those songwriting skills and the supple sound of Cobb's production, elements that turn Encore into a minor gem
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  5. 7.8 |   Paste Magazine

    There’s still more than enough fuel in Encore’s tank to heartily recommend it. I’m just waiting for him to dare a leap into the unknown
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  6. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Although his lyrics and emotional depth leave something to be desired on Encore, East enlivens the current Southern soul renaissance with a thoroughly solid album that stands up well against his Nashville counterparts
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  7. 4.0 |   Uncut

    His voice bulldozes everything in its path, flattening melody and obliterating nearly every sentiment on this overzealous album. Print edition only

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