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Reggae Film Star

Damien Jurado

Reggae Film Star

Eighteenth album from the Seattle singer-songwriter and fifth self-produced in a row

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  1. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Jurado, again, sounds like Raymond Carver with scissors and paste
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Jurado has remained steadfastly allergic to any stereotypical singer-songwriter navel-gazing from day one, and perhaps it’s this aversion to familiar templates that both keeps the masses at an arm’s length and makes albums like Reggae Film Star so richly rewarding for those in the know
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    An epic that goes by in a mere 35 minutes.
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  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Reggae Film Star is a luminous beauty. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    While Reggae Film Star is often droll, Jurado's empathy for his characters - from the enduring recriminations of Lois Lambert to the aching isolation of What Happened To The Class Of '65? - often makes for affecting songwriting. Print edition only

  6. 6.4 |   Pitchfork

    While revisiting a treasured childhood TV show, the amber-voiced songwriter reaches back for the psychedelic majesty of his work with the late Richard Swift
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  7. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Despite is cryptic nature, this isn’t cerebral post-rock abstraction, these are red-blooded pieces that pull at the emotion
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