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False Lankum


False Lankum

Fourth album from the Irish experimental folk quartet

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  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    Without ever diluting their power or abandoning their gothic intensity, the Dublin group’s fourth album lulls the listener with songs of exquisite softness and deeply affecting harmony
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  2. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Lankum have found a convincing way to keep the damn hulk going, stoking the engines of folk tradition and setting course to who knows when
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  3. 9.0 |   The Irish Times

    Landmark collection with surprising light among the deathly intent
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  4. 9.0 |   All Music

    False Lankum sounds like industrial music from the 19th century and provides all the comfort of a late period Scott Walker album
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  5. 9.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    This album is historical, is the best way to put it. Storytelling and music writing, fit for the history books
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  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    The Irish band’s fourth album amplifies the sonic extremes of its prize-winning predecessor
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  7. 8.0 |   Record Collector

    At 70 minutes, False Lankum is definitely a demanding listen, but an extraordinary one
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  8. 8.0 |   XS Noize

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  9. 8.0 |   Mojo

    If modern folk music needs its own OK Computer, its own The Dark Side Of The Moon, or indeed its own F#A#8, this may well be it. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Clash

    ‘False Lankum’ will one day too become a historical artefact. But it is one which will brighten the future of those who devote time to its unique majesty
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  11. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    The Dublin group has spent a decade making folk music sound foreign and transfixing. Its spellbinding new album uncovers eerie new depths in centuries-old forms
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