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The Midnight Sun

C Duncan

The Midnight Sun

Follow up to the Mercury Prize-nominated debut from the classically trained Glasgow-born indie pop composer and musician

ADM rating[?]

8.0

Label
FatCat
UK Release date
07/10/2016
US Release date
07/10/2016
  1. 10.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Album of the year? Quite possibly
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  2. 9.0 |   Uncut

    A more polished and focused affair that demonstrates the breadth of Duncan's sparkling ability, not to mention his pop chops. Print edition only

  3. 9.0 |   The Quietus

    C Duncan is the real thing. He writes melodies you feel you’ve always known, harmonies that satisfy your ears and cadences that strike with and at your heart
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  4. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A heavily stylized return that does not fall for crude, archaic sounds to create its spectral atmosphere, but rather relies on timeless rules of composition
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  5. 8.3 |   Gig Soup

    Uninhibited by genre, it is compelling in its beauty and the toying between the natural and the ethereal. A remarkable album, an artist with outstanding vision
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  6. 8.0 |   DIY

    Packed with intricacies waiting to be revealed
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  7. 8.0 |   The 405

    The atmosphere that C Duncan has crafted is mesmerising
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  8. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Elegant and focused, the album was written, recorded and produced in the same bedroom as his first LP - with the same supersonic attention to detail. It's only his ambitions that have changed
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  9. 8.0 |   music OMH

    C Duncan has worked his magic once again – just sit back and soak it all in
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  10. 8.0 |   The FT

    The Scottish producer evokes a sultry, heavy-lidded atmosphere, cloaking songs with thick layers of synths, pulsing bass and dreamy vocals, halfway between monkish chant and seductive murmur
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  11. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    An escapist episode of spectacular beauty
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  12. 7.0 |   All Music

    An unapologetically voltaic beast, with Duncan's impeccable, cathedral-like choral arrangements and major and minor 7th-heavy melodies drifting in and out of the charged ether like hungry fireflies on a muggy July evening
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  13. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Another accomplished effort coming from an artist whose expansive imagination belies his self-recorded productions
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  14. 6.5 |   Under The Radar

    Each track is a pretty, almost perfect, aural snapshot that captures the freedom of airlessness, but it's impossible to shake the feeling you're hearing subtle variations of the same song
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