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Pray To Be Free

James Levy and The Blood Red Rose

Pray To Be Free

James Levy collaborates with Allison Pierce of The Pierces for an album of orchestral pop produced by Coldplay's Guy Berryman

ADM rating[?]

6.9

Label
Heavenly
UK Release date
06/02/2012
US Release date
14/02/2012
  1. 8.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    A near-total triumph
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    His songs are simple and instantly seductive. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    These are beautiful songs with a murderous heart. Print edition only

  4. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Whether or not Americana is an authentic tribute to the heart of traditional American music, or just another way to write some sweet songs with strings, James Levy and his Rose pull it off a treat
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  5. 7.0 |   DIY

    This could be just the start of a very fruitful musical union
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  6. 7.0 |   BBC

    A smouldering album wrapped in velvet strings and suave horns
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  7. 7.0 |   Rave Magazine

    A credible reminder of the pleasure to be had from the classic duet, when done right
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  8. 6.0 |   Q

    Levy is fixated with Serge Gainsbourg and Lee Hazlewood. Print edition only

  9. 6.0 |   music OMH

    The idea of Pray To Be Free is a good one, and there's more than enough evidence to suggest that it works. But it also runs out of steam and falls into pastiche territory
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