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Goodnight Unknown

Lou Barlow

Goodnight Unknown

An album of lo-fi acoustic tracks from the Sebadoh frontman and Dinosaur Jr member

ADM rating[?]

6.5

Label
Domino
UK Release date
05/10/2009
  1. 8.0 |   NME

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  2. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Lou’s ill advised excursion into ‘mature singer-songwriter’ pastures - aside, Goodnight Unknown continues the trend of being a far more rewarding album than the recently re-formed Dino ones, in the same way that J’s Witch project is also
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  3. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    Another winning record from one of slacker rock’s great survivors
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  4. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    It's Barlow's attempt to, you know, be a songwriter. Given that legacy, though, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Lou Barlow excels at being as much.
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  5. 7.0 |   music OMH

    A collection of well-crafted songs, honestly and simply arranged and delivered, and as such very much worth a listen.
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  6. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    All 14 tracks come together to make the most consistent collection from Barlow in a long time, or even ever
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  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Print edition only

  8. 6.0 |   The Quietus

    Although it may seem sacrilegious to say so, Barlow's intense pining on his previous recordings sometimes tripped him up; by contrast, his defining statements of love and hunger are explored succinctly on Goodnight Unknown
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  9. 6.0 |   Q

    Print edition only

  10. 4.0 |   Uncut

    Print edition only


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