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This Wild Willing

Glen Hansard

This Wild Willing

Fourth solo album from the Irish singer-songwriter and Frames frontman

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  1. 9.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    A rare and beautiful evolution from traditional Irish troubadour folk
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    The most focused record this Irish troubadour has ever released
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Glen Hansard has long been a gifted and effective vocalist and songwriter, but on This Wild Willing, he reveals a greater vision and intelligence in using the studio to give his music life, and it's an unusually strong offering from him
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  4. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    On This Wild Willing, Glen Hansard finds a different road out of the country his music usually inhabits; the further he gets from his roots, the closer he is to home
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  5. 8.0 |   Q

    A true leap forward for an artist maybe only just coming into his own after 25 years. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Expressive, risky, resolute and often achingly beautiful
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  7. 4.2 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The improvisational spirit steers the Irish singer-songwriter both right and off course
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