A Creature I Don't Know

Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know
Critic Score
Based on 23 reviews
2011 Ratings: #35 / 951
Year End Rank: #49
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Based on 77 ratings
2011 Ratings: #105
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September 13, 2011 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

These are truly wonderful songs that deserved to be poured over and analysed for months to come.

80
Consequence of Sound

A Creature I Don’t Know stands up well against its feted predecessor and can only add to Laura Marling’s reputation as a songwriter and musician.

MinatoArisato
75
Emotional, well written and scratches that itch for some good folk music quite nicely.

Best Track: Salinas
Worst Track: I Was Just a Card
90
I getting to know Laura form this album and I fell in love with her music immediately.
Sound of guitar, riffs shows as her signature.
90
Still folky and rawish but with a good backing band. Album is dynamic and it keeps it interesting. Didn't stick with me as much as the previous album but I still enjoy it.
NR
ACIDK is a fitting addition to Laura Marling's precocious collection of albums. It doesn't carry all the emotional weight of ISBIC, but Marling expands her musical horizons with complex songs that unravel more and more every listen. From the Jazzy opener 'The Muse', to the scorching electric guitar of 'The Beast', and the brilliantly explosive country-folk-rock of 'Sophia', there's a careful examination of the forces of good and evil in the human ... read more
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Year End Lists

#11/MOJO
#11/Uncut
#12/Q Magazine
#19/NME
#20/American Songwriter
#23/The Guardian
#24/BBC
#24/The Fly
#42/DIY
#49/No Ripcord

Track List

  1. The Muse
  2. I Was Just A Card
  3. Don’t Ask Me Why
  4. Salinas
  5. The Beast
  6. Night After Night
  7. My Friends
  8. Rest In the Bed
  9. Sophia
  10. All My Rage
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Added on: July 11, 2011