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Debut full-length release from the Brisbane, Australia dream pop artist Harriette Pilbeam

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Heavenly Recordings
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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    It’s clear that it’s a classic debut album when Keepsake closes with the rhythmic rush of ‘Keep’
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  2. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Hatchie's Keepsake contains nihilism and optimism at once
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  3. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    This is a record destined to sit at the beginning of a promising legacy in years to come, as Hatchie continues to create jangling sonic comfort food far into the future
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  4. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Hatchie’s Keepsake makes new ideas feel beautifully familiar
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  5. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The emerging dream-pop idol delivers a stunning and atmospheric debut
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  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    While Pilbeam's gorgeous, dreamy melodies remain her main strength, a longer running time give her space to play with different ideas. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   DIY

    At some point, you’ll wonder if it was Hatchie’s heartache and pain that was written about, or your own
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  8. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Keepsake marks an assertive, confident step forward for Hatchie and Pilbeam is well on her way to carving out her own storied path
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  9. 8.0 |   All Music

    As Hatchie exceeds the expectations set by Sugar & Spice, Keepsake reflects her growth into an even more confident and varied artist
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  10. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Hatchie adds some welcome fuzz to her dream-pop sound on her debut album, Keepsake
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  11. 8.0 |   Clash

    The album’s snappy 10 track run-list positively invites further plays, perpetuating this desire to keep the cycle going
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  12. 8.0 |   The Music

    Bright, glossy and optimistic
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  13. 7.7 |   Paste Magazine

    Her dream pop niche in the indie rock world is sure to win her loads of new fans going forward, and with her debut, she establishes herself as not only one of its rising stars, but also one of its best songwriters
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  14. 7.5 |   The 405

    Keepsake feels a bit more akin to a tentative step forward than a leap into the stratosphere, but for a debut it's stuffed with endless charm and promise
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  15. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    It doesn’t reveal anything new about shoegaze, but its best songs are among the best indie pop of the year
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  16. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    Hatchie's platonic ideal of dream pop goes down a bit too easy, like another rewatch of a John Hughes film
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  17. 6.0 |   Q

    Romantic melodrama keeps hazy indie-pop in focus. Print edition only

  18. 6.0 |   NOW

    Individually, the songs are absorbing, but when listened back to back, they begin to lose their magic
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