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Tigers Blood

Waxahatchee

Tigers Blood

Sixth full-length release from the New York City-via-Alabama indie singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield produced by Brad Cook and featuring MJ Lenderman on guitar

ADM rating[?]

8.5

Label
Anti
UK Release date
22/03/2024
US Release date
22/03/2024
  1. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    Katie Crutchfield follows up the masterful Saint Cloud with more gorgeously expressive Americana
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  2. 10.0 |   NME

    On her sixth album, Katie Crutchfield keeps things intimate, letting her songwriting and performances soar
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  3. 10.0 |   Albumism

    While Saint Cloud was creating a new world, Tigers Blood is carving out the beauty in the chaos of this one. Both, I think, are indispensable
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  4. 9.3 |   Paste Magazine

    On her sixth album, Katie Crutchfield teams up with MJ Lenderman, the Cook brothers and Spencer Tweedy to create hard-won and time-worn brilliance
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  5. 9.1 |   Northern Transmissions

    Katie Crutchfield delivers sentimental, memorable country songs on Waxahatchee’s 6th album
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  6. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Katie Crutchfield’s reflective, wistful follow-up to 2020’s Saint Cloud is imbued with a sense of warm familiarity
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  7. 9.0 |   DIY

    A showcase of Katie Crutchfield at the peak of her powers
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  8. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Tigers Blood is another tour-de-force: a brawny, brainy, rollicking excursion through Crutchfield's heartland, revving with the power of a pickup truck
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  9. 9.0 |   All Music

    Tigers Blood is the rarest of things: an album that feels familiar upon its surface and idiosyncratic in its details
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  10. 8.8 |   Beats Per Minute

    With Tigers Blood, Katie Crutchfield has consolidated her position as one of the finest songwriters in modern independent music
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  11. 8.8 |   Pitchfork

    Carrying forth the Southern sound of Saint Cloud, Katie Crutchfield does it again. Her dazzling, piercing songwriting is perfectly in tune with the band behind her
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  12. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    One of the few uniting and defining records of the moment, especially in the face of the recent trend of popularization of the roots music and its assimilation into the indie audience
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  13. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Tigers Blood is an album that makes you marvel at how much Katie Crutchfield has accomplished, over all the miles she’s traveled so far. But it’s also an album that makes you excited for wherever she goes from here
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  14. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Sonically, its warm and deft touch cleaves closer to Saint Cloud, enlisting producer Brad Cook once again, this time alongside MJ Lenderman
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  15. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album’s beautiful, serene instrumentation dovetails with the singer’s gutting truth-telling
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  16. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Crutchfield might’ve tried her hand at many styles but with Tigers Blood, she’s burning bright
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  17. 8.0 |   XS Noize

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  18. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Like the snow-cone flavor with which it shares a name, Tigers Blood is ultimately about the melding of its component parts into something unquestionably enticing rather than the analysis of its irretrievably mixed emotions
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  19. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    It would be a lie to say that Tigers Blood doesn’t live in the shadows of Saint Cloud, albeit slightly, but in a vacuum, it’s pretty spectacular.
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  20. 7.2 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    It's clear with Tigers Blood that she's discovered a sustainable winning formula
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  21. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Tigers Blood does sound flawless to a degree despite not being particularly memorable
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