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The Miraculous

Anna Von Hausswolff

The Miraculous

Operatic, gothic pop on the third album from the Gothenburg singer-songwriter and organist

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  1. 9.0 |   The Quietus

    This album is a pretty astonishing piece of work. Hausswolff has pushed out into unmapped territory where post-rock, prog, doom metal, modern classical and high church music all co-exist in uneasy alliance
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  2. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This is an apocalyptic storm, blacking out the sky and bringing the thunder.
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  3. 9.0 |   The Digital Fix

    A beautiful work deserving of its comprehensive scale
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  4. 8.5 |   The 405

    Ceremony may have easily conquered the sophomore slump, but The Miraculous is the moment where von Hausswolff truly arrives as an artist
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  5. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Sometimes you think you’ve heard it all, but Von Hausswolff proves there is still unchartered territory to be explored
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  6. 8.0 |   The Observer

    It’s not always the easiest of listens, but the boldness of her vision is compelling
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  7. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    If you are already aware of her work on Ceremony, then The Miraculous will not be a surprise to you. But if you have not, then it may well be a complete revelation
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  8. 8.0 |   Gig Soup

    This is not an album to stick on in the background – it may require you to set aside 49 minutes 42 seconds, but it will be absolutely worth your time
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  9. 8.0 |   All Music

    As a composer, singer, and sound sculptor, Hausswolff is in full control on The Miraculous, balancing harshness and intimacy, heaviness and airy melancholy
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  10. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The Miraculous is complex and provocative. Print edition only

  11. 8.0 |   Uncut

    The result is vast and apocalyptic. Print edition only

  12. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    Like most stories, The Miraculous take a few retellings for its ultimate magic—invigorating contrasts, medieval madness, and von Hausswolff’s role as foul-mouthed, fantastical raconteure—to sink in
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  13. 6.0 |   DIY

    Those looking to take a journey through Swedish folklore that’s off the beaten track would do well explore the epic landscapes of ‘The Miraculous’
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