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Daniel Knox


Fourth full-length album from the Chicago-based singer-songwriter with guest appearances from Jarvis Cocker and The Handsome Family’s Jason Toth

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  1. 10.0 |   Evening Standard

    The production is old Hollywood by way of Weimar Berlin: tipsy pianos, swooning strings and debonair melodies
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  2. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    An album to be treasured
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  3. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Chasescene will delight existing fans and lure in fresh blood with equal measure
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  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Chasescene confirms Knox as a master storyteller, and is a record to settle into on dark nights, glad that you’re only a listener to its frightful tales
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Wonderfully dark fourth album. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    A fantasy world of handsomely orchestrated songs through which swirl sentiments of the blackest pitch
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  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Knox has put together a package that's hard to resist. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    There’s an acerbity to plenty of Knox’s lyrics which - when coupled with his playful baritone - has provoked a plethora of John Grant comparisons. However, the sparse nature of this music and the avoidance of novelty ensure plenty of distance between their respective 2018 releases
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  9. 7.4 |   Gig Soup

    ????The Chicago-native offers a collection of songs that shine and perplex, with lush arrangements and lyrics constantly on the edge of breaking
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  10. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Fans of Rufus Wainwright’s sumptuous orchestration and John Grant’s tenor will surely appreciate Daniel Knox. Chasescene is an excellent entry-level record to encourage further discovery
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  11. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Emotions are filtered through a near-excess of style
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  12. 6.0 |   God Is In The TV

    If you wanted to make a Christmas song sound ominous, he’s your man
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