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Magic Ship

Mountain Man

Magic Ship

Second album and first in eight years from North Carolina-based trio

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  1. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    At times the magic they conjure is electrifying, the songs soaked in a natural elegance that’s as rare as it is special
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Mountain Man cling to the ordinary, but are able to make it extraordinary
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig as Mountain Man have created a quietly comforting collection of songs with Magic Ship, their first album in eight years
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    The a capella tracks remain their USP, but when they stretch out into the acoustic guitar balladry of the Joanna Newsom-sih Fish, they shine even brighter. Print edition only

  5. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    After the ascent of her electronic-pop duo Sylvan Esso, Amelia Meath reassembled her old vocal folk trio for a surprise second album—a charming reflection on age, friendship, and play
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  6. 6.0 |   Uncut

    The austere brand of retro-rustic Americana sometimes sounds overly tasteful, but there are spine-tingling beauties here too. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The beauty of Mountain Man's three voices singing together will seduce many listeners on Magic Ship. Unaccompanied human expressions have a powerful impact when artfully combined
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