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  • Summary: The self-produced debut solo release for the Cat's Eyes singer features a guest appearance from TOY.
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  1. Positive: 12 out of 19
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  1. Mar 6, 2013
    90
    The Deserters, given a chance, will completely negate any such journalistic silliness with just one listen, because it is a jolt of psychedelic, oozing instrumental wonder and songwriting magnificence.
  2. Mar 6, 2013
    80
    Her classically trained sensibilities shine through on her first solo effort, which sparkles with understated beauty.
  3. Mar 8, 2013
    80
    No matter how enchanting the music gets, nothing quite eclipses her exquisite voice, which elevates the songs on The Deserters to a blissful level that no one can touch.
  4. Mar 6, 2013
    70
    This an attention-grabbing debut album from a unique and fascinating talent, who has more than demonstrated her validity and potential as a solo artist.
  5. Mar 13, 2013
    63
    A little more stylistic and structural variety could lead to something special.
  6. Mar 6, 2013
    60
    The Deserters produces a gently psychedelic kind of romantic chamber-pop. [Jan 2013, p.113]
  7. Mar 6, 2013
    50
    Guests Toy do their best to push things forward, but their propulsive ways merely emphasise Zeffira's absent voice. [Jan 2013, p.83]

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