Giver Taker

Anjimile - Giver Taker
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2020 Ratings: #169 / 794
User Score
Based on 66 ratings
2020 Ratings: #142
Liked by 1 person
September 18, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Father/Daughter / Label
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I saw this on a few year end lists and got curious. I suggest you do too.

Giver Taker isn’t super inventive or anything, but it’s a fantastic addition to the indie-folk genre. Anjimile provides great vocals and solid songwriting over some beautiful production. I think there’s still some room for improvement and development of their sound, but there’s so much potential here and I’m excited to see them release music in the future.
A very aromatic album for the young artist. With light pouring in: it’s poetic, windy, and smells of dew. Reminds me of some of the better qualities of early moments in Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, and Kishi Bashi’s careers.
Gorgeous. Stunning voice + lush production combo. Sufjanesque at times. Will definitely be coming back to this one.
Delicate, honest, beautiful. You can feel Anjimile's heart protruding through the music, a defiant assertion of one coming into fullness. Need more voices like this, taking queerness, transness, Blackness, and out of them producing a gentle and tender craft. While others are still writing about tired topics, Anjimile has lyrics like, "I'm not just a boy, I'm a man / I'm not just a man, I'm a god / I'm not just a god, I'm a maker." Imagination and creation that comes out of a place of ... read more
me not a fan of boring afrobeat sampha
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Track List

  1. Your Tree
  2. Baby No More
  3. In Your Eyes
  4. 1978
  5. Not Another Word
  6. Maker
  7. Ndimakukonda
  8. Giver Taker
  9. To Meet You There
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Added on: July 12, 2020