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With Animals

Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood

With Animals

Second studio collaboration between the former Screaming Trees frontman and the London-based multi-instrumentalist

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Heavenly Recordings
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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Excellently moody, sparse and spectral
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  2. 8.7 |   Paste Magazine

    Two collaborators who seem just right for each other
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It's uncomplicated but it achieves a lot, and that's With Animals in a nutshell
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    A true meeting of minds then, and one that's deeply affecting throughout. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Both parties in this collaboration have been firing off great records at will lately: here's another. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The Music

    Inherently touching and darkly familiar, With Animals dulcet batch of misery is a slow-motion gut punch
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  7. 8.0 |   Punk News

    As our two underworld guides lead us through a dark forest of uncertainty, the music created invokes a sensation “lonelier than death.” However, despite the apprehension, the end result of the album will leave you longing to “continue this dream”
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  8. 8.0 |   music OMH

    With Animals might be a predominantly bleak work, but within its crumbling walls of decay, there’s considerable beauty to be found
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  9. 7.0 |   Earbuddy

    The better tracks on With Animals point at some uncharted territory. Perhaps an entire subgenre of minimalist, moody, modern blues is out there for the taking
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  10. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Throughout his 32-year career, Mark Lanegan has sounded original approximately twice: at the apex of his time with the Screaming Trees, and right now
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  11. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Mark Lanegan is the monster under your bed
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  12. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    A beguiling, though methodical, album
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  13. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    An album maybe for those who, like Lanegan and Garwood, struggle to see the light at the end of the tunnel
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