San Fermin - San Fermin
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  • Summary: The debut full-length release from Ellis Ludwig-Leone includes vocals from Holly Laessig, Allen Tate, and Jess Wolfe.
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  1. Nov 20, 2013
    90
    With 17 incredibly complex songs clocking in at almost an hour, the San Fermin listening experience is a commitment, but one that rewards greatly.
  2. 80
    San Fermin is a classical album, fitted with an accompanying tale of love and heartache. San Fermin is also a folk-pop album, set in a world of brilliantly beautiful classical instrumentation and composition. It sits perfectly in both of these guises, and for this, Ellis Ludwig-Leone deserves all of the praise in the world.
  3. Nov 20, 2013
    80
    It's not quite a concept record, but a record stuffed with concepts. And at its high points, it's brilliant.
  4. Nov 20, 2013
    80
    San Fermin proves Ludwig-Leone to be a fantastically ambitious songwriter on the way to finding a voice of his own. [Oct 2013, p.74]
  5. Jan 21, 2014
    80
    It’s brimming with spectacular moments and paints grand tales that demand close inspection.
  6. Nov 20, 2013
    74
    They manage to cut down some of the weight of the sung pieces, casting them in a more unique light, while giving San Fermin much needed tension and even a bit of violence.
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