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Mega Bog


Fifth full-length album from singer-songwriter Erin Birgy featuring contributions from members of Big Thief, Hand Habits and Iji

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  1. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It's part folk-rock fantasy, part avant-pop mind trip, and all gorgeous. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   Q

    Birgy is a rare talent who, a decade into her career, might just be due her moment. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Erin Birgy’s voice is as direct and unsettling as Dory Previn’s
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  4. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Dolphine’s songs are mystical, yes – but by no means are they not also tough, topical and profound
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Even though her dreamscapes are surreal, there are moments that jolt. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   All Music

    Birgy's command over both her arrangements and Dolphine's emotional flow meet with some of her best songs, making the album her strongest statement in a history of exceptional work
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  7. 7.9 |   Pitchfork

    Erin Birgy’s fifth album feels like the heartfelt expression of a uniquely weird viewpoint. It flits from groovy jazz to psych-pop to sylvan folk with freaky glee
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  8. 7.6 |   Paste Magazine

    It’s the sound of Mega Bog reaching for the musical freedom Birgy’s been pursuing for years. She’ll get there soon enough
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