Two Saviors

Buck Meek

Two Saviors

Second solo album from the Big Thief guitarist produced by Andrew Sarlo who has worked on all Big Thief releases

ADM rating[?]

6.9

Label
Keeled Scales
UK Release date
15/01/2021
US Release date
15/01/2021
  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Throughout Two Saviors, Meek's uniquely kindly tenor conveys evocative phrases and settings that likewise stand apart from the crowd
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It's a fine country record refracted through a DIY folk-rock lens. Print edition only

  3. 7.9 |   Beats Per Minute

    Two Saviors was finished in the before-times, when dwelling on one’s thoughts wasn’t a given and recording with a band in a New Orleans house (read: being with other people) posed little risk. Yet, Meek’s desire to learn more about himself and his craft — “coming into a new skin” — runs throughout Two Saviors
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  4. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Fans of Big Thief will not be surprised to hear that Meek’s guitarwork is uniformly excellent
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  5. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    While the Big Thief guitarist’s solo work makes more room for American country music than his main band, it offers much of the same warmth and whispery intimacy
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  6. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    While Meek isn’t fully out of the shadow that Lenker and Big Thief have created, Two Saviors makes a fine argument that he should be taken seriously as his own artist
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  7. 7.0 |   DIY

    A soothing antidote to literally everything else 2020 has thrown our way
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  8. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The Big Thief guitarist’s wonderfully relaxed second solo album all but drifts by
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  9. 6.0 |   Under The Radar

    There is certainly a place for Meek outside of Big Thief, he may just be trying a bit too hard here to play the educated hayseed
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