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Laws Of Motion

Karine Polwart

Laws Of Motion

Album number seven by prominent Scottish singer-writer, theatre maker and storyteller recently named Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

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  1. 9.0 |   The Quietus

    It is epic, assured and spine-tingling. Polwart’s inventiveness is unfettered on Laws Of Motion, but the result is not only musically and instrumentally rich, but uncommonly focused. Music for our times
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Considered, compassionate and intricate, conceived of equal parts magic and dread, Laws Of Motion works a slow but deep enchantment. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Karine Polwart's latest album brims with new influences and new energy, and is all the better for it
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  4. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Powerful new songs on movement and migration from the award-winning singer
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  5. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Assured and atmospheric
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  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    Sharply observed songs jostle with more theatrical spoken-word material
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