Denali

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  1. MatthewS
    Jun 25, 2003
    7
    Mood, atmosphere, and sublime musicianship abound. And, oh, Maura Davis's voice is truly beautiful--crisp, strong, and poignant. I agree with the AP reviewer who stated that the songs themselves are not the strongest, but the potential displayed on this debut bespeak of excellent things to come from Denali.
  2. MarkS.
    Jul 15, 2002
    9
    I would give it a ten, given it's sheer beauty, but there are some more classic albums that ought to reserve that distinction. It really is a beautiful album; buy it, burn it, steal it.
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74

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  1. Amidst an arresting collision of angular melodies, fractured rhythms and Davis' overpowering voice, Denali's self-titled debut is awash in the tortured melancholy of a woman whose relationship demons have driven her to the edge.
  2. Alternative Press
    60
    They focus too little on well-made songs and too much on creating an angst-ridden atmosphere. [Jul 2002, p.78]
  3. It's a diverse album in terms of textures, and those extra layers help give the band a developed sound beyond most debut releases.