The Art Of Losing

The Anchoress

The Art Of Losing

Second album from the Welsh singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Catherine Anne Davies

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  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    It is lush, compelling and even danceable. What witchery is this?
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  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    These intense, dramatic songs are the perfect companion to these times – at long last, The Anchoress is stepping out of the shadow of her famous friends to show that she’s an almighty talent in her own right
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  3. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    The Anchoress processes grief in its many forms on the determined and rapturous The Art of Losing
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  4. 9.0 |   The Quietus

    It’s been worth the wait: this is a special record. They don’t come along very often. Quotable, immersive, moving, imaginative, delicate, and dramatic. A stellar achievement.
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  5. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    These 14 tracks variously seek answers and meaning, refuting the notion that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Throughout, a recurring Satie-like piano motif floats in and out, soothing the raw emotions. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   The FT

    Dark themes are rendered in handsomely wrought tones of orchestral rock
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  8. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    It’s Davies’ finest work to date and a testament to her strength and artistic vision
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  9. 8.0 |   NME

    As she skewers the messy, chaotic nature of grief in various forms, alt-pop artist Catherine Anne Davis' second album finds her turning to art for clarity
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  10. 8.0 |   Clash

    The Welsh Renaissance woman harnesses grief, fury, and love of storytelling on a compelling sequel
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  11. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Successfully tackles the spectrum of human emotions experienced after trauma. Print edition only

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