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Italian Ice

Nicole Atkins

Italian Ice

Fifth album from the Neptune, New Jersey singer-songwriter features members of Spoon, My Morning Jacket and The Bad Seeds

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  1. 9.0 |   American Songwriter

    An early contender for one of 2020’s finest albums
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Clear-eyed, warm and stylish. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    It's an eclectic set, for sure, but loyal to a nostalgic musicality that doesn't take itself too seriously; there's a bit of a wink and smile to Italian Ice that adds an extra layer of charm
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  4. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    The whole album is stuffed with hooks and brilliant ideas. This is peak Nicole Atkins
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  5. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Nicole Atkins couldn’t ask for anything more from Italian Ice, preserving her artistic hallmarks, deepening her emotional lyrical depth, while broadening her stylistic palette
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  6. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    It’s the strongest album that Nicole has put forth – a gem that hopefully will not go overlooked
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  7. 6.0 |   music OMH

    What we have is, essentially, a flawless yet anonymous pop-soul record that may as well not have had such an extensive guest list. Rather than all of these guest stars, it might have been prudent to get the best out of just one
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  8. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    A journey through retro American sound
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  9. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Atkins tries on so many hackneyed faces during these 11 tracks that the overall effort feels faceless. Print edition only

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