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Keeley Forsyth


Debut album from the Manchester singer-songwriter and actress working with composer Matthew Bourne and producer Sam Hobbs

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  1. 9.0 |   music OMH

    It may be only January, but Debris gives the overwhelming impression that one of the defining releases of 2020 may already be upon us
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  2. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Debris can join Nick Cave’s last two albums as the soundtrack to your loneliest moments, the hand you will want to grasp when you come apart, a voice that will touch your sadness and change your world tonight
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  3. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    Forsyth’s familiarity and confidence with the material can be heard through every inflection and recitation. This is a boldly honest and startling debut
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  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    An astonishing debut, not just for the power of the songs, but for the journey that they trace. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Q

    This deeply melancholic brand of haunting, sparse folk is as intoxicating as it is unsettling. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Forsyth's emotional power is entirely here and now. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    If more debuts from 2020 are this good it’ll be a fine year
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  8. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    On her arid and beautiful debut, the dancer, actress, and composer charts her climb out of paralyzing depression
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  9. 7.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    An engrossing, depressive, and highly addicting mood piece that is guaranteed to carry you to dark places while forcing you to question your own sanity
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