Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
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  1. Dec 18, 2014
    80
    An album that turns out to be one of 2014’s most idiosyncratic, low-key delights.
  2. Dec 10, 2014
    80
    Like Marianne Faithfull’s grazed, rueful daughter telling fragile stories of heartbreak. Or sometimes like Faithfull’s hopeful but world-weary grandmother.
  3. Dec 10, 2014
    80
    The emotion is so directly delivered, one is jolted by the sensation that Ms Simmons is hiding in the corridor. A wonderful record.
  4. Dec 10, 2014
    80
    Sylvie Simmons is smart enough to know the best thing music can do is touch the heart, and that's just what Sylvie does--whatever her résumé may say, one listen to these songs proves Simmons has the smarts and the instincts of a true musician, and her debut is a true gem.
  5. Magnet
    Dec 10, 2014
    75
    Simmons can write lengthy tomes, but Sylvie shows she's also adept at paring her words to simple truths. [No. 116, p.61]
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  1. Jul 10, 2015
    9
    This is a beautiful album. Full of warmth and honesty. Sincere, filled with hope, sorrow and tales of love lost. The ukulele provides aThis is a beautiful album. Full of warmth and honesty. Sincere, filled with hope, sorrow and tales of love lost. The ukulele provides a minimalist setting for the richness of the lyrics and voice to flow. Full Review »