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Warm

Jeff Tweedy

Warm

Second full-length solo release from the alt country artist and Wilco front man produced and recorded entirely at Chicago’s now legendary studio, The Loft (with help from some of his usual collaborators – Spencer Tweedy, Glenn Kotche and Tom Schick)

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
dBpm
UK Release date
30/11/2018
US Release date
30/11/2018
  1. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    Jeff Tweedy's latest album offers a welcome dose of head and heart at a time when both ought to be celebrated a little more
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    WARM is brilliant and meditative, and sounds like the work of a person who found something significant after digging through his mind, searching for some sense of his true self
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  3. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    A confounding collection of literary mastery, intertwined with sparse, albeit flummoxing instrumental compositions—tender acoustic and slide-guitar arrangements, adroitly managed bursts of noise, and a rhythm section that puts the movements of life into a neat, cohesive order
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  4. 8.3 |   Pitchfork

    On his first ever collection of original solo songs—a companion piece to his recent memoir—the Wilco leader uncovers himself like never before
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  5. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The Wilco frontman proves capable of breaking hearts with an acoustic guitar
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  6. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A frayed and intimate autobiography
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    Warm is one of the most powerful works of Tweedy's career, and it's the sort of music too many of us need today
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  8. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Thirty years into his career, Warm shows that Tweedy is as absorbing as ever
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  9. 8.0 |   Paste Magazine

    It feels like a privilege to hear Tweedy’s songs when he lets them out into the world
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  10. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Clear-sighted tenderness and deadpan wit
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  11. 8.0 |   Clash

    A highly personal solo effort that focuses on the intimate immediate
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  12. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Wilco's de facto leader Jeff Tweedy releases his very first solo album of all-new material, and it's a quiet, powerful statement from one of America's greatest living songwriters
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  13. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The Wilco frontman’s latest explores anxiety over music that can recall his most country-influenced work
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  14. 8.0 |   NME

    The Wilco frontman’s solo record uses left-fied lustre to keep trad triteness at bay, with moments that upend Americana as beautifully as ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ did with US indie rock
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  15. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    Wilco may be on a little break, but Jeff Tweedy has been keeping after it
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  16. 8.0 |   Q

    Every one [of the songs on] here is a gem. Print edition only

  17. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It's a tender manifesto of self-doubt, a shout fading into a murmur. Print edition only

  18. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It's a journey beyond self-consciousness and towards mature vulnerability, to an evolved idea of what is musically pure. Print edition only

  19. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Jeff Tweedy’s WARM is a set of deceptively simple songs with alluring hidden depths
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  20. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    WARM plays more personally than much of Tweedy’s work
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  21. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Tweedy has never been much of an orchestrator, and many of his greatest songs are his simplest. That holds true here
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