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Jesu / Sun Kil Moon

Jesu / Sun Kil Moon

Jesu / Sun Kil Moon

Collaboration album from Welsh shoegazing post-rockers Jesu and San Fran alt-folk act Sun Kil Moon, also featuring guest spots from Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Isaac Brock and members of Low

ADM rating[?]

6.5

Label
Rough Trade
UK Release date
22/01/2016
US Release date
22/01/2016
  1. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Another fine collaboration for Mark Kozelek, who finally lets the music do the talking
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  2. 7.5 |   Beardfood

    The hard-riding guitar distortion isn't a good fit though; you wish they'd leave just to hear Mark better
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  3. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    Jesu/Sun Kil Moon comes off like a true collaboration
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  4. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Somehow, this collaboration is perhaps Kozelek’s most accurate self-portrait
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  5. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    This is a challenging listen, the rewards often buried, but they are there
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  6. 7.0 |   All Music

    While Kozelek remains an incredible storyteller, and the album is fascinating as ever to his faithful followers, it's likely to be exhausting, infuriating, or simply head-scratching to anyone who isn't already a fan of his
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  7. 6.7 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Kozelek sounds like a man making great strides in self-acceptance. This rosier outlook, coupled with Jesu’s fuzzy, grunge-era melodies, lightens (thankfully) the demands put on the listener
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  8. 6.0 |   Gig Soup

    The overall result of this collaboration is a mixed one
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  9. 5.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

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  10. 5.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The success or failure of each of the album's songs largely hinges not on whether Kozelek's babbling is charming or not
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