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To The Sunset

Amanda Shires

To The Sunset

Sixth full-length solo album from the Texas-born singer-songwriter, produced by Dave Cobb (John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell)

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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    If there’s one thing that sets Shires apart from many of fellow artists, it’s her ability to create and share love-song lyrics that are immensely specific and also deeply evocative
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  2. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Musically progressive, it’s Shires most ambitious work to date; nasty, stomping Southern rock sits next to poppier fare and several moments of quiet introspection
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  3. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    It’s the heavier, rockier moments that impress the most and it’s here where the most interesting and innovative songs are to be found
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  4. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    If anyone expected a drift into sentimentality, her writing’s just gotten bolder, with arrangements that stretch the definition of “Americana” to the point of meaninglessness
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    With a hint of Nanci Griffith and Conor Oberst, Amanda Shires is on fine form sounding nothing short of Presidential on To the Sunset
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    We should've seen this one coming. And still it's a gut punch. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Her best yet. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Singer/violinist Amanda Shires avoids easy lessons and genre expectations in crafting a catchy and challenging new album
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