Bedouine
Bedouine - Bedouine
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Rank: #96 / 624
User Score
Based on 44 ratings
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
The Independent

The centrepiece of the album ... is the impressive “Solitary Daughter” ... It’s the standout track on an album heralding a talent as intriguingly fully-formed and distinctive, in its own way, as Marling, Mitchell and Bush.

85
Under The Radar

Neither a wasted note nor a moment of excess can be found on Bedouine. And in a time of gross artistic pretentions, it bares none of those things.

80
The Guardian

There is something so comforting about these songs – it’s like tuning into a lost radio station from the 70s, rich in nostalgia, innocence and the warmth of old analog instruments. One of the most understated and charming albums of the year.

77
GIGsoup
‘Bedouine’ is a debut that signposts good things to come but, perhaps more importantly, it still has plenty to offer in its own right. It’s a well written, compellingly honest album and one that deserves the attention of all those willing to give it time.
75
Pitchfork
The sound of the record is exquisite, breezing through about 40 minutes with an effortless charm.
70
Exclaim!
Bedouine's (Azniv Korkejian) debut is a delight, drifting with the warmth and ease of a summer day and lightly hued with nostalgia.
Aug 27, 2017
79
Spacebomb is on a roll. The consistently aesthetically effective band suits Bedouine's sound and attitude perfectly. Her wide-eyed yet calm demeanor, combined with lush and rich acoustic soundscapes, makes her debut sound like a long-lost 40-year-old gem, complete with lyrics that could be cheesy or schmaltzy if they weren't delivered with so nicely. It's the sort of album that can be described as pleasant without that being a backhanded compliment. And there cannot be enough praise showered on ... read more
Aug 6, 2017
Sappy
95
Favorite Tracks: Solitary Daughter, Nice And Quiet, Back To You
Least Favorite: None
Jul 26, 2017
winitheju
84
Charming album
Jul 5, 2017
DiegoPaim01
76
Boa estréia. Suas composições seguem estruturas um pouco convencionais do folk rock, mas os arranjos são muito bem trabalhados com acréscimos de cordas, harmonias vocais e sopros, dando uma riqueza sonora considerável a melodias que já eram por si só bem bonitas. Talvez sua voz e liricismo bem cadenciado pudesse ser melhor trabalhado, e a atmosfera dessas músicas conjuntas poderia ter uma unidade mais forte para envolver mais o ... read more
Jun 23, 2017
sourcherry24
95
Best folk record of 2017. Leonard Cohen and Bobby Gentry would be proud.
END OF YEAR LISTS
#17/Rough Trade
Track List
  1. Nice and Quiet
  2. One of These Days
  3. Back to You
  4. Dusty Eyes
  5. Solitary Daughter
  6. Summer Cold
  7. Mind's Eye
  8. You Kill Me
  9. Heart Take Flight
  10. Skyline


Added on: May 10, 2017