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8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 9 Ratings

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  1. Apr 26, 2012
    8
    The eleventh studio album of Damien Jurado - "Maraqopa" although classified as the folk trend - mainly by the compositions such as "Everyone A Star" or "So On, Nevada", also reveals a more feisty, rock face - which, combined with general, simple outline of the songs gives a cool effect. It is worth mentioning about blues-jazz "Nothing Is The News", childish - "Life Away From The Garden"The eleventh studio album of Damien Jurado - "Maraqopa" although classified as the folk trend - mainly by the compositions such as "Everyone A Star" or "So On, Nevada", also reveals a more feisty, rock face - which, combined with general, simple outline of the songs gives a cool effect. It is worth mentioning about blues-jazz "Nothing Is The News", childish - "Life Away From The Garden" or the composition like from the '60 and '70 years -"This Time Next Year". Expand
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81

Universal acclaim - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. May 2, 2012
    74
    It's just wonderfully consistent, satisfyingly familiar.
  2. Mar 23, 2012
    80
    One of the most compelling [albums of his 15-year career]. [Apr 2012, p.95]
  3. Mar 21, 2012
    70
    His tenth studio record retains the open-air dreaminess of Saint Bartlett, but it also keeps his sacred sense of songwriting, his careful guitar fixtures, and his understated demeanor. [Mar 2012, p.84]