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Ground Of Its Own

Sam Lee

Ground Of Its Own

Debut album from the London-born folk singer mixed by Nick Drake's engineer John Wood

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  1. 10.0 |   Evening Standard

    Sam Lee is a shining and original talent on the British folk scene
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  2. 9.2 |   The AU Review

    A surprising delight, an exquisite record, one, which heralds a bright new talent into the folk music world, and the greater music community at large
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Atmospheres that verge on the spectral. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    He has a distinctive, unforced voice and his quietly compelling, at times crooned, no-nonsense approach is matched against constantly surprising backing
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It demands patient attention but it's an album of unusual dignity and immense beauty. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Q

    A dream-like quality that's as rare as it is compelling. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Sam Lee is a singer and a scholar; Ground of Its Own is cannily crafted and an uncanny listen
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  8. 8.0 |   The Independent

    A slim portfolio of lust, betrayal and survival couched in allegory
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  9. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The atmosphere is austere, at times ghostly, full of drones and odd whirrs of percussion, with Lee's easy baritone vocals to the fore
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  10. 8.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    Lee is interested in the way old oral texts can be teased into new life with unexpected instrumental textures and arrangements
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  11. 7.0 |   BBC

    His delivery is intimate, and he inhabits the stories totally, letting the songs breathe into him rather than imposing his own personality onto them
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  • 1. The Ballad Of George Collins N/A
  • 2. On Yonder Hill N/A
  • 3. Wild Wood Amber N/A
  • 4. Goodbye My Darling N/A
  • 5. The Jew's Garden N/A
  • 6. The Tan Yard Slide N/A
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