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Alasdair Roberts


Ninth album from the Scottish indie folk singer-songwriter recorded with longtime collaborators Stevie Jones and Alex Neilson

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Peculiar and ultimately charming, Pangs is another high caliber entry in Roberts' dependably creative catalog
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  2. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    The lush song craft recalls the golden age of electric folksters like Fairport Convention and Trees, ensuring Roberts' ongoing connection with the past
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    A set which is at times whimsical, and frequently dark - sometimes managing to combine these sensations. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Recalls prime Fairport Convention while proffering a beguilingly mellifluous identity of its own. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Though it’s all new, the weirdness of ancient folk is ever present; he’s a true original
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  6. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Despite the low-key, crumpled, nature of the album, Pangs is full of warmth and charm, one that is welcoming instead of being difficult
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  7. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Written and arranged in a sonically and lyrically engaging way, and will surely excite the faithful, even if it fails to convert fence-sitters
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