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Chaos Angel

Maya Hawke

Chaos Angel

Third full-length album from Stranger Things actres and singer-songwriter is the daughter of actors Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman

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  1. 10.0 |   Dork

    It’s been clear from the start that music is more than just a detour for Maya Hawke, and now we have the proof: ‘Chaos Angel’ is an album we’ll be talking about at the end of the year as one of its finest
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Chaos Angel stays inherently pure, expertly produced in a way that Hawke’s airy vocals are free to dance over a gathering of enchanting instrumentation
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  3. 8.5 |   Northern Transmissions

    A powerful testament to Hawke’s ability to weave complex emotions into her music, creating an experience that resonates deeply with the listener
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    In the best sense, she ticks boxes. With a slightly kooky voice, the bravery to unconventionally strip things down, a winning way with a hook and a turn of phrase which veers from acerbic to lovelorn. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Chaos Angel isn’t just an album but a creative manifesto—a declaration of Hawke’s unwavering commitment to her craft and her refusal to be confined by the limitations others may seek to impose
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  6. 7.0 |   All Music

    Generally apologetic, reassuring, and hopeful, Chaos Angel is a comforting album that features some of Hawke's hookiest and most self-assured material yet
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  7. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Stranger Things‘ Maya Hawke admits on Chaos Angel she “was born with my foot in the door” and delivers one of the best LPs in the history of singing Hollywooders
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  8. 6.7 |   Paste Magazine

    The singer, songwriter, and actress returns with more witty folk-pop that can get mired in half-hearted experiments
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  9. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Outside of some shimmering moments, Chaos Angel never reaches for sounds that haven’t been heard on a thousand other singer-songwriter’s albums
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  10. 6.0 |   Far Out

    Even with the foot in the door, Hawke deserves to be in the room but is at her best when she commits to bigger things, ironically, indulging herself in lavish production
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  11. 6.0 |   Exclaim

    A further expansion of the clean stream of consciousness that is her discography, Chaos Angel proves, at its worst, that Maya has found her groove and ain't nothing's going to break her autumnal stride
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