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True Love


True Love

Fourth album from the Austin, Texas indie-pop duo Charlie Martin and Will Taylor

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  1. 8.4 |   Paste Magazine

    The Texas duo's fourth album is driven by sharp lyricism, in search of joy and closure
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    True Love is a loving snapshot of what Hovvdy holds dear in the present and their excitement for the future is infectious
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    A beautiful and comforting experience
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  4. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    On a warm and crisp new album, the Texas indie-pop duo takes up the mantle of adulthood while remaining preoccupied with the nature of memory and longing
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  5. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    After a disappointingly bland 2019 album, the hushed emotions of acoustic strummers Hovvdy are back in full force on the stellar new set, True Love
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  6. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    With their most refined work yet, Martin and Taylor cement themselves as acoustic indie pop mainstays, a more playful alternative to Big Thief
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  7. 7.0 |   All Music

    While Hovvdy was already known for their cloudy, window-seat climates, here, these types of extra touches produce a dreamy, soft-focus feel that keeps feet ungrounded alongside lyrics of heightened affection
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  8. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Like joy and true love itself, Hovvdy sounds best here when they use a broader palette without getting too far outside the lines—bringing more to bear and letting in quite a bit more light
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  9. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    As a whole, True Love is not an essential listen, but in places it really sparkles
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