Through the Night

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  • Summary: Ren Harvieu is the latest British singer to release a debut album influenced by the sounds of the 1960s.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
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  1. May 4, 2012
    80
    This impressive debut belies Harvieu's tender years.
  2. This is an impeccable debut: two feet in the past and one open mouth pointing towards a very bright future.
  3. May 3, 2012
    80
    A wonderfully lavish, romantic record.
  4. Q Magazine
    May 3, 2012
    60
    Harvieu has an energy in her music that shows that nostalgia doesn't have to chain you down. [May 2012, p.97]
  5. 60
    What should be dull is transformed into something irresistible, thanks to her simply faultless voice.
  6. Through the Night aims for Dusty in Memphis, but it lands closer to Petula Clark.
  7. Mojo
    May 3, 2012
    40
    While Harvieu's voice shows she's got potential, the material tends towards the bland and boring. [May 2012, p.84]
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  1. Dec 7, 2016
    8
    It's another soul/pop record that's produced and sang to perfection. Modern, yet retro. Calm, yet fun. Had this record been released the sameIt's another soul/pop record that's produced and sang to perfection. Modern, yet retro. Calm, yet fun. Had this record been released the same year as Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black', Duffy's 'Rockferry' or Adele's '21', there'd have been an almighty scrap for album of the year. Expand
  2. May 26, 2012
    6
    Ren Harvieu on her debut album, refers to the heyday of '60s by songs such as jaunty "Open Up Your Arms", "Tonight" or the subdued ballad "DoRen Harvieu on her debut album, refers to the heyday of '60s by songs such as jaunty "Open Up Your Arms", "Tonight" or the subdued ballad "Do Right By Me". Aside from the fact that even quieter songs are very melodic, a big plus on the disc is certainly artist's vocal, thanks to whom she enchants the listener. Expand