Moon

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  • Summary: The debut collaborative release from Stephanie Dosen and Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde was supported by Philip Selway and Ed O'Brien of Radiohead, Eric Pulido and McKenzie Smith of Midlake, Lanterns on the Lake's Paul Gregory, and Jonathan Wilson.
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  1. Jan 23, 2014
    80
    Snowbird have created a record to be cherished.
  2. Jan 23, 2014
    80
    You can’t tell that Bella Union founder Simon Raymonde and Wisconsin-raised vocalist Stephanie Dosen didn’t even make it into the same room for this beautiful collaborative record as Snowbird, such are its dreamy, enlightening and angelic qualities.
  3. Jan 27, 2014
    80
    Moon's classic-sounding melodies and instrumentation have a timeless if deceptively simple beauty that's different in all the right ways from Raymonde's former band, and that's exactly what makes Snowbird such a worthy successor.
  4. Feb 3, 2014
    69
    Moon is plenty fine in its own right, and if this heralds a return to further music from Raymonde as well as getting Dosen a little more attention than previously, then nothing wrong with that in the slightest.
  5. 67
    It might be easy to get lost in the loveliness of all this, but there are exceptional songs that remove any threat of stupor.
  6. Feb 3, 2014
    60
    This is still a solid debut from a confident pair, one with room to grow into this sound, which is far tighter at its core than some of its gossamer layers might suggest.
  7. Jan 27, 2014
    40
    All too often, the songs are too lightweight to ensnare the listener, their gossamer melodies floating out of the memory almost as quickly as they entered.

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