AOTY 2020
Angie McMahon - Salt
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2019 Ratings: #316 / 758
User Score
Based on 48 ratings
Liked by 1 person
July 26, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Dualtone / Label
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Australia-based singer-songwriter Angie McMahon's debut is a sensitive, confessional type of folk/rock that simmers with catharsis and emotion. Played upon starkly finger-picked, carefully orchestrated tracks of enticing nature, her voice plays loud, clear and shivering with vulnerability that shows dynamic interplay to her music. An absorbing listen overall.
I Swear This Sounds Like Every Other Indie Rock Band Ever
She's cool, I like the fact she describes the idea of the construction of her tracks.

But aside that it's cute, this is enjoyable but nothing we don't know. She has a tendency to sing in the same tone, she hasn't a distinctive instrumentation.
I find her lyrics pretty good but her voice doesn't match it. I don't see the reflection and the passion she puts in the songs with her vocals.
Nice, but forgettable
Salt feels like collection of songs to compliment McMahon’s hits. The complimentary songs just happen to be enjoyable, but songs like Pasta, Keeping Time and Slow Mover are really the only memorable parts of the album. It’s a decent effort, but unfortunately forgettable one.
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Track List

  1. Play the Game
  2. Soon
  3. Keeping Time
  4. Slow Mover
  5. Missing Me
  6. Push
  7. Pasta
  8. Standout
  9. Mood Song
  10. And I Am a Woman
  11. If You Call
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Added on: May 17, 2019