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The Spur

Joan Shelley

The Spur

Latest album from the Kentucky folk singer produced by James Elkington

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  1. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Her knack for writing melodies which feel as old and inevitable as time is undiminished. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The newly rooted songwriter's best album yet. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    It documents a gifted artist in full command of her gifts, and it's more than worthy of your time and attention
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  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Pretty but unsentimental reflections on putting down roots inform the singer-songwriter’s elegant seventh album
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  5. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Her voice has never sounded so clear and so pure
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  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    The American musician has a singular vision as she returns with songs that reflect on lockdown and confinement
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  7. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Gorgeous eighth album from Kentucky singer songwriter strikes a contemplative, calming note
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  8. 7.9 |   Spectrum Culture

    Singer/songwriter Joan Shelley has the gift of the almighty hook
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  9. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    Accompanied by a wide range of verdant textures, the Kentucky songwriter deepens the emotional landscape of her earthy, reflective folk music
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