Pray To Be Free

  • Record Label: Heavenly
  • Release Date: Feb 6, 2011
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
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  1. Mojo
    Feb 27, 2012
    80
    His songs are simple and instantly seductive. [Mar 2012, p.99]
  2. Uncut
    Feb 23, 2012
    80
    These are beautiful songs with a murderous heart. [Feb 2012, p.90]
  3. Feb 21, 2012
    70
    If there is an overall mood, imagine a slightly sozzled, mischievous Leonard Cohen on the front porch having discovered the joys of country music.
  4. Feb 17, 2012
    70
    It would be a hard heart indeed not to fall for music as lovely as this.
  5. Q Magazine
    Feb 17, 2012
    60
    Some of the greatest countrified orchestral pop this side of the randy old goats' [Gainsbourg and Hazlewood] heydays. [Feb 2012, p.108]
  6. Feb 17, 2012
    60
    Despite such misgivings [that the album runs out of steam and falls into pastiche territory] it's a decent enough record that deserves a follow-up.

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