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Passover

A Grave With No Name

Passover

Sixth album of lo-fi alt rock from the London multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Alex Shields

ADM rating[?]

6.5

Label
Forged Artifacts
UK Release date
19/01/2018
US Release date
19/01/2018
  1. 8.1 |   Gig Soup

    'Passover' is a great album. It's made with a depth and nuance which allows it to give as much back to the listener as they're willing to put in
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    It’s not an album made for background listening, it’s made for losing yourself in completely, and, in that, it succeeds perfectly
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  3. 7.0 |   The 405

    While many albums of loss are as hard to hear as they are beautiful, Shields has opted for a somewhat more welcoming approach
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  4. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Captures the spectre of death but its existential meditations can be obscured
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  5. 6.0 |   music OMH

    Lavish you with warmth and joy it will not, but as it engulfs you with grief and sadness Passover feels more like an album Shields had to get out of his system than an offering for others
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  6. 6.0 |   Q

    Tracks come and go with little but Shield's soft voice and squeaky guitar. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    A record based on loss and the aftermath at the family home, it has it’s moments of plain emotion, but at times it feels as if the pain was almost too much to get across
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