Albums to watch

Forever Blue

A.A. Williams

Forever Blue

Debut full-length album from the London-based classically trained cellist, pianist and multi-instrumentalist

ADM rating[?]


Bella Union
UK Release date
US Release date
  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A.A. Williams goes for an emotional exorcism on her hypnotic debut
    Read Review

  2. 8.2 |   Beats Per Minute

    It’s a debut of richness, depth and genuinely shattering emotional engagement – pure melancholic majesty to lose yourself in
    Read Review

  3. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    It’s a stunning, haunting work that sets the stage for what should be an enthralling and even more provocative career
    Read Review

  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A remarkable accomplishment, confirming that Williams has already built a world all of her own. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Clash

    A succinct but affecting collection, ‘Forever Blue’ is a confident debut, one that carries the weight of experience beyond her years
    Read Review

  6. 8.0 |   All Music

    Your friends who wear black all the time may be the target audience, but A.A. Williams' ambitious blend of post-rock, folk, goth, metal, and classical ingredients deserves as wide a hearing as it gets, and Forever Blue is a uniquely effective debut album
    Read Review

  7. 7.0 |   Uncut

    While Williams can operate at either extreme of the spectrum, the softer likes of "Dirt" - a haunting duet with Tom Fleming of Wild Beasts and One True Pairing - suggest where her true forte lies. Print edition only

  8. 6.0 |   The FT

    A crepuscular sound-world forged by echo-laden vocals and droning instruments
    Read Review

blog comments powered by Disqus

Watch it

Roll over video for more options

Hear it

Latest Reviews

More reviews