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Music For People In Trouble

Susanne Sundfør

Music For People In Trouble

Sixth album from the Norwegian singer-songwriter includes a duet with John Grant

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  1. 10.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Another exceptional masterpiece from the best songwriter around
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  2. 9.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Nothing short of a personal and professional triumph for Susanne Sundfør
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  3. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    On her first album since her international breakthrough, Sundfør makes a startling, thrilling left turn
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  4. 8.0 |   The 405

    There is a tangible essence and mood on this album, which offers incisive, delicate words and grand musical dimensions, with just a mere guitar, simple piano pieces and her striking voice
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  5. 8.0 |   music OMH

    An album full of hidden depths, stark emotion, and most importantly, absolutely beautiful songs
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  6. 8.0 |   Clash

    Another outstanding record, executed with fearlessness and grace
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    One of the gentlest excursions of art pop to come this year. Susanne Sundfør might have perfected a sound she has been searching for
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    Music for People in Trouble is rooted in empathy, and even at its most cynical - the woebegone "No One Believes in Love Anymore" comes to mind - the warmth of its core radiates outward
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  9. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    This kind of sadness can truly be a blessing
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  10. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Smoky, orchestral adventures that derail brilliantly
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  11. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    It’s a strange record, though the Adele-style chorus on the single Undercover should maintain her career momentum
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  12. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    For those who are done with escapism, at least for an hour or so, its sustained mood brings rich rewards
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  13. 8.0 |   Q

    A beautifully unsettling album. Print edition only

  14. 8.0 |   Mojo

    As striking as her career-defining 2010 album, The Brothel. Print edition only

  15. 6.0 |   Uncut

    She's best at her most intimate. Print edition only

  16. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The warm clarity of her voice offers beautiful moments of respite
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