It is unflinchingly honest, sharp and unfiltered.
It might be painful, but you will savour every tear and be thankful for the bruises.
Stark yet still overtly dramatic, it's an astonishing showcase of confessional songwriting.
At heart, it's just a dawdling folk record that's far too enamored with its own put-ons and far too disregarding of its listener.
|# 8 -||BBC|
|# 29 -||Drowned in Sound|
|# 7 -||MOJO|
|# 28 -||Prefix|
|# 42 -||Q|
|# 33 -||Rolling Stone|
|# 5 -||Uncut|
|# 4 -||Drowned in Sound (First Half)|