Soccer Mommy


Second album of indie pop from Nashville singer-songwriter Sophie Allison produced by Gabe Wax

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Ten tracks bursting with self-discovery and a slew of sharp-witted lyrics
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  2. 8.4 |   Pitchfork

    Sophie Allison’s excellent studio debut is a compact album of clear melodies, plainspoken lyrics, and the impossibly tangled logic of infatuation
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  3. 8.3 |   Paste Magazine

    You might just forget how old you are for a second, as her bedroom melodies carry you back to when feelings were freely given and many lessons still had to be learned
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  4. 8.0 |   Clash

    A singular, precise, and continually inviting experience, ‘Clean’ finds Soccer Mommy reaching a new level of artistry, using her earlier releases as a bedrock to support her ambitions
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  5. 8.0 |   The 405

    With Clean, Allison has delivered one of early 2018’s easiest albums to simply enjoy. If you’ve been a human being for all of your life, you will recognise very well the experiences related throughout its fleeting 35 minutes
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  6. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    While it isn't a huge departure from Soccer Mommy's early work, Allison is promptly hitting her stride and clearly gaining confidence and showing it with strands of snarkiness and angst mixed within her delicate, vulnerable songs
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  7. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    What’s most startling about Clean is how Allison manages her emotions with compassion and a great sense of composure
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  8. 8.0 |   DIY

    Sophie Allison shoots, and she scores
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  9. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Whether you’re reminiscing about late-night make out sessions in high school or surrounded by plenty of “cool” girls in your city, Soccer Mommy’s introspection is something that defies age
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  10. 8.0 |   NME

    The Nashville musician's debut will make you feel young and in love
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  11. 8.0 |   All Music

    Throughout the album, Allison's vulnerable delivery and quietly tormented lyrics stick as much as hooks, artfully gradated guitar tones, and haunting echo that's mostly reserved for accompaniment, but they all work together in unsettled harmony
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  12. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Proudly carries on the tradition of The Shins and St. Vincent
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  13. 7.5 |   Earbuddy

    With all of the gloss of a bigger budget, her music doesn’t lose its intimacy
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  14. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    After creating a buzz with her bedroom recorded set of songs, Sophie Allison, aka Soccer Mommy proves that she is on the right track
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  15. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    Clean's plentiful highlights suggest that Allison might one day deliver a true indie classic
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  16. 7.0 |   Uncut

    "Dog" is a reverb-heavy highlight, but the whole set is as instantly likeable as it is smart. Print edition only

  17. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Allison's verge-of-tears delivery is another sign that Clean's grown-up vibe can't hide the vulnerable teen within. Print edition only

  18. 6.0 |   Q

    Within its polished melancholy, Clean is a raw portrait of sadness. Print edition only

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