- The Order of Time

Valerie June - The Order of Time
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on 7 reviews
2017 Rank: #3 / 151
USER SCORE
72
Based on
35 ratings

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100
The Independent

Her follow-up to 2013’s sublime Pushin’ Against A Stone finds Valerie June expanding her unique blend of blues, soul and mountain music to create a distinctive hybrid in which past and future coalesce with gentle power.

90
Slant Magazine
This is music that's made to sound like it might have sprung up from the ground beneath our feet but just as easily could have descended from another dimension.
90
PopMatters

Valerie June follows-up a highly regarded debut with a stronger, tighter set of songs around the theme of time and its passing. The Order of Time is unique and presents a confident and dynamic songwriter and performer with a rich background in stylistic and regional influences.

90
Exclaim!
This is the singer-songwriter as wise woman, as wickedly sharp village witch.
80
The Guardian
Her second album finds the Tennessean again blending genres – folk, classic pop, soul and Appalachian bluegrass – into a cohesive whole, thanks to her top-notch songwriting and sublime musicianship.
80
AllMusic

With The Order of Time, she exudes the languid pace of the South with poetic songs and spacy arrangements that breeze out through the screen door.

70
American Songwriter

More ornate and richly produced than any of her previous recordings, The Order Of Time fully establishes June as a proper auteur who has long transcended any limitations as a quaint revivalist.

winitheju
64
I found her voice annoying.
DiegoPaim01
76
Gostei deste disco, até entendo a estranheza que alguns sentem com a voz de Valerie, mas num geral ela é uma compositora bem criativa e talentosa. Este disco apresenta uma série de canções de um R&b bem doce, com um pé no soul e uma levada country em alguns momentos que dá um sabor bem legal nestas melodias. Sua voz anasalada e as vezes quase desafinada não apenas é compensada por arranjos de cordas que apresentam harmonias que ... read more
luisdelrey2016
84
► BEST TRACKS: "Long Lonely Road", "Love You Once Made", "Shake Down", "The Front Door", "Just In Time" and "Two Hearts"
► WORST TRACKS: Any
WildChameleon
86
First comments

+ Even more strong than the previous album
+ More structured than the previous album
+ Improved vocals
+ The title is just simply well-chosen

I don't really find a weak point in this album, so time will do the job.
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DETAILS

March 10, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Concord / Label
Americana / Genres
valeriejune.com / Website
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Track List
  1. Long Lonely Road
  2. Love You Once Made
  3. Shake Down
  4. If And
  5. Man Done Wrong
  6. The Front Door
  7. Astral Plane
  8. Just In Time
  9. With You
  10. Slip Slide On By
  11. Two Hearts
  12. Got Soul
Contributions By
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Added on: October 25, 2016