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Acrobats

Peggy Sue

Acrobats

Second album from the Brighton alt.folk trio is a more electric / blues affair produced by PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Wichita
UK Release date
12/09/2011
US Release date
20/09/2011
  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    By increasing the volume, Peggy Sue has unleashed a brooding monster that demands your attention. Essential stuff
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  2. 9.0 |   Pop Matters

    One of the finest returns of the year
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  3. 8.0 |   Blurt

    One of the most scattered, schizophrenic, soul questioning - and beautiful and best records of the year
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  4. 8.0 |   Blurt

    One of the most scattered, schizophrenic, soul questioning - and beautiful and best records of the year
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  5. 8.0 |   The Fly

    A beguiling, brilliantly unsettling and above all mesmeric listening experience
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  6. 8.0 |   BBC

    This is a record that withstands listen after listen, each element holding its own against the other
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  7. 7.5 |   Bowlegs

    Acrobats may be known for their flexibility and manoeuvrability but the trio have no need to change for anyone, they’re doing just fine thanks
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  8. 7.5 |   The 405

    Peggy Sue have thrown their acoustic guitars to the winds, and though maintaining the darkness of their maiden album, Acrobats is a heavier, slow burning album
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  9. 7.0 |   DIY

    Atmospheric, maudlin songs
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  10. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Offers glimpses of a darker side of Peggy Sue; hopefully it's an omen of more to come
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  11. 7.0 |   Rave Magazine

    An album of layers and shades that is guitar-driven but not without rhythmic direction
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  12. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Peggy Sue locate the precise point where heartache gives way to bloody vengeance and mine that darkness for all it's worth
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  13. 7.0 |   NME

    A huge step forward for them
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  14. 6.0 |   Uncut

    A seriously dense and elaborate album. Print edition only

  15. 6.0 |   AU Magazine

    Katy Beth Young and Rosa Slade’s mournful vocals are complemented by pattering drum rhythms to create an at times funereal atmosphere
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