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Nadia Reid


Second album from the Auckland, New Zealand indie folk singer-songwriter

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  1. 8.1 |   Gig Soup

    The dusky indie folk of Nadia Reid's strong second effort is a marked evolution from her first
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Preservation hits the hardest when there are zero or few added ingredients to divert attention from the voice, the melodies and the words
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  3. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Lovelorn folk with dirt under its nails
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  4. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Her most impressive achievement here concerns the ambivalent push and pull of conflicting emotions in “I Come Home To You”
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  5. 8.0 |   State

    Preservation has more light than her previous album. Reid has been travelling, experiencing, writing and performing in the past year or so and her world has expanded
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  6. 8.0 |   All Music

    A fine record that finds this young artist really hitting her stride
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  7. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Reid's follow-up to 2015's gorgeous debut, Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs, is no less bewitching. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Reid offers up dreamlike meditations on pained experience possessed of a quiet rhythm and disarming lyrical beauty. Print edition only

  9. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    On the cover of this one, she, in full color, confidently stares directly at you. And that's what Preservation is: an honest look
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  10. 7.0 |   The Music

    Its climaxes are more intimate and more subtle
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  11. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The songs bustle along smoothly, sometimes comprising only of guitar and elegant synth washes, occasionally straying into heartland-Americana territory
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