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Crazymad, For Me


Crazymad, For Me

Second full-length album from the Irish pop singer-songwriter Ciara Mary-Alice Thompson produced by Matias Tellez

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  1. 10.0 |   DIY

    A triumphant whirlwind of pain and self-preservation, which reveals more of itself with every listen
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  2. 10.0 |   musicOMH

    From Studio Ghibli to Rebekah Vardy, pop culture references abound in Ciara Mary-Alice Thompson’s accessibly witty second album
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  3. 10.0 |   Dork

    Amidst the dark crevices of the album’s excavation, there is a kind of closure and clarity found only by feeling your feelings to the absolute maximum. In allowing herself to do that, CMAT emerges victorious, leaving us all crazy mad, for her
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  4. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Crazymad, For Me shows CMAT to be in a world of her own, one that’s way ahead of the pack
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  5. 8.1 |   Beats Per Minute

    Unusually for a pop album, many of Crazymad’s best and most melodic numbers are saved for its second half
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  6. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Second album expands upon the Dubliner’s pop vision and confirms her as a star
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  7. 8.0 |   Clash

    Expectations for CMAT’s second album were sky-high, but she’s managed to reach new musical heights with ease and style. ‘Crazymad, For Me’ is another smash hit from a showstopper vocalist that really puts the fun back in pop music
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  8. 8.0 |   NME

    On her second album – featuring John Grant – CMAT remains immensely entertaining and impactful
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  9. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    On the follow-up to last year's If My Wife New I'd Be Dead, CMAT finds an even sweeter spot – Crazymad, For Me is funnier, weirder, more colourful and more ambitious
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  10. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Hyper-melancholic, ultra-vivid, CrazyMad, For Me showcases Thompson's off-beam pop skills, a distinctive voice in every way. Print edition only

  11. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    While Crazymad, For Me is technically a concept album, CMAT’s inner monologue is what matters most here, the time-travel just a handy vehicle for deep-diving into heartbreak
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  12. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Irish country pop artist CMAT’s Crazymad, for Me is a portrait of how we rationalize our behavior as a way of coping rather than a therapeutic dream
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  13. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    Ultimately, what CMAT has done with Crazymad, For Me is create a new pop music, centered around melody, heartache, and resolve, and filled with more than a dash of gallows humor to boot
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