- Tramp

Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on 22 reviews
2012 Rank: #67 / 880
USER SCORE
82
Based on
97 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
The 405

It is an album full of passion, beauty, talent and fantastic songs.

90
Drowned in Sound

It’s a wonderful record, a colossal achievement, and features some of the most breathtaking, moving and downright beautiful music you’ll hear all year.

90
NME

It has been a joy to see Van Etten growing in confidence as an artist – and this isn’t just her finest album, but one of early 2012’s best.

85
Beats Per Minute

Tramp is simply her most fully-realized album yet, and that’s all there is to it.

83
A.V. Club

Tramp is Van Etten’s most confident-sounding album to date, pushing at the boundaries of her music and suggesting a turn away from the romantic wound-licking that has dominated her lyrics.

EMR
77
With Epic, Sharon Van Etten introduced the full band to her compositions, and on Tramp, she takes the concept even further, with some varied instrumentation rolling around the tracklisting and a wider sense of space being trasmitted to the listener. Sharon's lyrics continue to show a lot of emotion and maturity, even though these are not exactly the less explored themes in music history, but mixed with her amazing vocals and passionate performances, the results end up being very satisfying. One ... read more
81
indie rock album, great vocals, interesting lyrics, good guitaring but the melodies are not very memorable, the next solo album she released (Are We There) is superior, imo
100
Infinite beauty, her voice fill every space between your thoughts and you heart, perfect lyrism and strong instrumentation. A perfect album, in every word, in every note, in every second, in avery all.
100
my favorite album this year
99
Absolutely phenomenal record. Not only my favorite of the year, but one of my favorite of all time.
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DETAILS

February 7, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Jagjaguwar / Label
Folk / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 4 - A.V. Club
# 6 - American Songwriter
# 48 - Beats Per Minute
# 19 - Cokemachineglow
# 12 - Consequence of Sound
# 41 - DIY
# 15 - MAGNET
# 25 - musicOMH
# 15 - NME
# 12 - No Ripcord
# 5 - Paste
# 20 - Pazz & Jop
# 8 - Piccadilly Records
# 36 - Pitchfork
# 24 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 7 - Spinner
# 42 - Stereogum
# 16 - The 405
# 1 - The Fly
# 17 - The Line of Best Fit
# 40 - Time Out London
# 18 - Uncut
# 41 - Under the Radar
MISC LISTS
# 1 - Drowned in Sound
# 41 - Pitchfork Readers
Track List
  1. Warsaw 
  2. Give Out 
  3. Serpents 
  4. Kevin's 
  5. Leonard 
  6. In Line 
  7. All I Can 
  8. We Are Fine 
  9. Magic Chords 
  10. Ask 
  11. I'm Wrong
  12. Joke or a Lie
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