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Own Side Now

Caitlin Rose

Own Side Now

Debut album of modern country from Nashville singer-songwriter produced by Lambchop's Mark Nevers

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  1. 10.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    The voice is a gift from the gods; the level of songwriting equally unnatural in one so young... The new Dolly? The new Loretta? Hell no. She's Caitlin Rose. And she's all the better for that
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Caitlin’s peers will be hard pushed to find a more worthy competitor; brimming with the passion, dexterity and drive it’s necessary to have to rule the roost for years, nay decades
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  3. 8.5 |   BBC

    Rose’s debut long-player actually reins in her EP’s feistier extremes somewhat to deliver 10 tracks of timeless, simply adorned song-craft
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  4. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Rose is blessed with a voice as sweet as Patti Page's or Patsy Cline's, and a songwriting talent that brings a flinty frankness to country's standard romantic fare
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Her songwriting has taken a leap ... delivering a profusion (sometimes an excess) of memorable choruses and arrangements freighted with emotion
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  6. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Never mind one to watch, here's one to hear.
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  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Songs that beneath the surface sweetness possess an often surprising kick. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Uncut

    At times Rose echoes greats like Loretta Lynn, but her lyrical sensibilities are her own. Print edition only

  9. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Caitlin Rose is the best thing to come out of Nashville in a long damn time
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  10. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    The country genre is used as a vehicle rather than a blueprint, making Own Side Now sound a surprisingly timely release
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  11. 8.0 |   The Observer

    This Nashville-raised Rose is an impressive bloom
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  12. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    The first thing you’re likely to notice is the power of her soulful, languorous voice, but that would be nothing without tunes to back it up, and there’s tunes aplenty
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  13. 8.0 |   NME

    The vulnerability in Caitlin’s voice chimes as true as the clink of a quarter in an old jukebox
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  14. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Rose exceeded the expectations that her EP drummed up and delivered a beautiful and tender, youthfully energetic album that crosses the line Rose herself has been toeing so carefully between indie and country
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  15. 8.0 |   Blurt

    An album that demands repeated listens - if only to soak up the full breadth of the talent invested
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  16. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    A likable record that splits the difference between indie rock and Americana
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  17. 4.0 |   Mojo

    A missed opportunity but there's still plenty of time to get back on track. Print edition only

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