- Summary: Coming a full 35 years after her debut ('Just Another Diamond Day'), the British folk singer's second LP finds her backed by fans/followers such as Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom.
- Record Label: Dicristina Stair / Fat Cat
- Genre(s): Folk, Singer-Songwriter
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MagnetIf it takes another 36 years for something so sublime, I await the next 36 years. [#70, p.86]
This is no appendix, no addendum to Diamond Day, but rather a second solid installment in a career we music gluttons consider to be too sparse. Bunyan's songwriting, her assembly of musicians, and especially her voice are superb on Lookaftering, possibly more so here than they were on Diamond Day.
Q MagazineThere's still something truly magical in the wistful clarity of her voice. [Nov 2005, p.131]
Entertainment WeeklyBunyan's wispy soprano lacks nuance, making for music that's ultimately more numbing than emotive. [4 Nov 2005, p.71]
johnHNov 13, 2005When I first encountered Just Another Diamond Day a few years back I was annoyed to discover it was firstly so old and secondly a one-off. So I
StevenLDec 7, 2005It's soothing and beautiful. Vashti has a lovely voice, and this is a fantastic album.
SebastianNNov 13, 2006One of my all time favorite folk albums.
PlatypusQuestOct 25, 2005This is one extremely beautiful album. Vashti's voice is unbearably gorgeous and her compositions are minimal and evocative of a lost, This is one extremely beautiful album. Vashti's voice is unbearably gorgeous and her compositions are minimal and evocative of a lost, tranquil place in a world outside our on. A vital release.… Expand
SeanTDec 11, 2005this is a very nice and warming album. the kind of album you get a nice comfy chair,a nice fire,a cat, and a glass of wine and just chill the this is a very nice and warming album. the kind of album you get a nice comfy chair,a nice fire,a cat, and a glass of wine and just chill the hell out to.… Expand
nameDec 16, 2005The title to track 8 says it all: "Same But Different". It's still very good though.
MarcENov 14, 2005I 2nd Andy D's assessment. Enough of these boring-as-eff albums where every song has the same structure, the same tempo, the same I 2nd Andy D's assessment. Enough of these boring-as-eff albums where every song has the same structure, the same tempo, the same fingered guitar, the same "delicate" vocals. 1 is enough!… Expand
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