Already Always

Bess Atwell - Already Always
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The Independent

Already, Always frequently presents itself like a diary, where to-do lists and everyday anxieties sit comfortably next to her deepest and most beautifully expressed feelings. What a spectacular record.


"Countless artists have been embracing this sound, but very few have nailed it quite like Atwell."

United-Kingdom native Bess Atwell’s sophomore album is a tour de force. An issue that I feel has been plaguing the indie folk scene is redundancy over the years; many artists have been sounding like one-another because the room for innovation can be quite small when a big chunk of what sonically defines the genre is a chambered and stripped-back acoustic approach ... read more
The slow growing build ups and powerfully melodic choruses make British singer songwriter Bess Atwell’s newest release Already, Always a firm favourite already within this years releases. She has a modern folk style that is very expressive and current, with her deep and brooding vocals narrating beautifully worded lyrics, especially on tracks like Time Comes In Roses and Co-Op. The album gives me a cross between Daughter and early Sharon Van Etten compositions which is defo a winning ... read more
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Added on: June 8, 2021