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C Duncan


Third album from the classically trained Glasgow-born indie pop composer and musician working with producers including Elbow's Craig Potter

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Three albums in, and his remarkable voice still dazzles as it did on his masterful debut, but now you actually might find yourself dancing to everything around it. That is indeed, unexpected
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  2. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    One of his greatest talents is his ability to craft an album that takes the listener places. Health is no exception; like all greats it grows on you the more you listen
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    The brooding, hymn-like closer "Care" and the resplendent coming out anthem "He Came From the Sun" hew closer to the sonic intimacy that was generated on 2015's Architect, but even they feel larger than life, signaling not so much a stylistic shift for Duncan, but a maturation of his ability to build worlds out of sound, and in his overall confidence as well
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  4. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Health is easily Duncan's most three-dimensional release yet. It's fun, yet sincere, with top-notch compositions and arrangements that make it one of the best indie pop releases of 2019
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  5. 6.0 |   Clash

    A rich, widescreen album that’s insular and reflective while keeping one foot firmly on the dance floor
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  6. 6.0 |   The Independent

    Everything is more direct: the vocals are bolder and higher in the mix, the instrumentation sharper, the lyrics more personal
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  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    What it lacks in vocal grit it makes up for in abundant hooks. Print edition only

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