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Music for the Age of Miracles

The Clientele

Music for the Age of Miracles

First album in seven years from the London indie pop group led by Alasdair MacLean

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Tapete Records
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  1. 10.0 |   God Is In The TV

    An album that encapsulates absolutely everything that makes The Clientele one of the best groups the UK has ever produced. Music For The Age Of Miracles is a glorious return from music’s best-kept secret
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  2. 8.5 |   The 405

    It’s this precipice between beauty and misery that The Clientele balance upon throughout Music For The Age Of Miracles, and what makes it such a success
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  3. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    There is beauty here, and sadness, and peril, and deep, deep soul
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    The times surrounding the release of this wonderfully peaceful and uplifting album need it even more -- and, thankfully, the band has responded with some of its best work ever
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    What is startling is the abundance of new ideas and feeling of renewed vitality
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  6. 8.0 |   Q

    A work of lovely, floaty wonder. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A misty tapestry of late-night idylls, laced with a rapturous melancholy magic. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    By adding new layers to their distinctive sound, the Clientele proves that it hasn’t missed a beat
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  9. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    I can't say we're living in the age of miracles, but this album makes me cautiously optimistic
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  10. 8.0 |   music OMH

    An excellent record and a level above Minotaur, without scaling the heights of their first four albums
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  11. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    The band's sound is, as ever, autumnal, reverb-rich, hazy, and utterly gorgeous indie-pop
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  12. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    So many of the Clientele’s finest moments come cloaked in a haze that, while not exactly impenetrable, talks you into playing a guessing game while never talking down to you
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  13. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    They’ve left something behind in the quest to recapture the essence of the Clientele
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