- I Was a Cat from a Book

James Yorkston - I Was a Cat from a Book
CRITIC SCORE
71
Based on 10 reviews
2012 Rank: #401 / 881
USER SCORE
61
Based on
2 ratings

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70
musicOMH

His music is more inventive, instrumentally diverse and accessible than ever before, arguably straying outside the realms of pure folk into the outer confines of indie-rock for the first time

70
Drowned in Sound

What I Was A Cat From A Book does do however, is effortlessly slip towards the top of Yorkston’s discography, thanks to one thing: diversity.

60
NME

The record as a whole is full of wan acoustic guitar tunes in desperate need of that mysterious quality of oomph.

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Added on: August 6, 2012