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Young Man In America

Anaïs Mitchell

Young Man In America

Follow-up to the Vermont-born indie/folk singer-songwriter's highly acclaimed Hadestown

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  1. 10.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    Deploys a quiet chamber-indie ensemble behind Mitchell's chirrup of a voice... Marvellous
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  2. 10.0 |   musicOMH

    With Young Man In America, Anaïs Mitchell has created her second consecutive masterpiece
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  3. 9.0 |   BBC

    A fierce, melodic affirmation of sadness and grief, love and lust, attachments formed both strong and precarious, Young Man in America is a marvel of a record from start to finish
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  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    A remarkable, genre-defying album. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Powerful rituals smeared with blood and dirt
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  6. 8.0 |   The Observer

    A subtle weave of fiddles, squeezeboxes and mandolins provides the backdrop for Mitchell's parables on a brilliant, highly original album
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  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Marks her out as a true American original. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    A sorrowful, yet captivating collection of songs, ensuring that Ms. Mitchell continues to snap at the heels of PJ Harvey in the female singer songwriter stakes
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  9. 8.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    You have to be in the mood for Young Man In America but, when you are, you'll be rewarded by an absorbing album
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  10. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    As freshly cathartic and comforting as the first rays of sunshine after a long, bleak winter
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  11. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Mitchell has created a deeply affecting album which preserves everything that was so marvelous about her beloved folk-opera, and ultimately performs a very handsome job of keeping out of its vast shadow
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  12. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    Like her characters, Mitchell possesses a restless spirit, one that pulls from her musical predecessors and contemporaries but continues with each release to develop a way of looking at the world that's all her own
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  13. 7.0 |   AU Review

    Decidedly more traditional than 2010’s Hadestown, but certainly no less accomplished
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