Le Ren - Leftovers
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #276 / 699
User Score
Based on 52 ratings
2021 Ratings: #492
Liked by 7 people
October 15, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Folk, Indie Folk / Genres
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It's a gorgeous collection of songs, showcasing Spear's preternatural songwriting ability.

Northern Transmissions

It is fitting that Spear put together a quilt to coincide with the album. Like quilts, there is a homemade, commemorative, timeless feel to this album.

Beats Per Minute

For all its absolute loveliness and neat arrangements (not a hair here sounds out of place), Leftovers is quickly and easily consumed. It’s a delightful 34 minutes of music through and through, and it’s unlikely to ever sound bad or unwelcome in any environment.


Alternately poignant and heartwarming throughout.


review #700

outstanding and beautiful debut LP from an amazing vocalist and songwriter. the pure tone of Le Ren's voice sets my brain buzzing and makes my heart go pitter-patter. this is countrified folk and could be off-putting but her voice makes up for every possible musical sin. plus everything about this is Canadiana, and that somehow makes it more palatable. every song is strong and meaningful, but "I Already Love You" stands out as particularly wondrous and moving, while ... read more


Take On Me - 3/5
Dyan - 4/5
Was I Not Enough? - 4/5
I Already Love You - 3/5
Who's Going To Hold Me Next? - 3/5
Your Cup - 3/5
Annabelle & MaryAnne (feat. Tenci) - 3/5
Willow - 3/5
Friends Are Miracles - 4/5
May Hard Times Pass Us By - 4/5


Couple listens: 70

Great mastering, warm songwriting and I think this is perfect for Autumn. Definitely has some early Joni Mitchell vibes on it which I can’t complain.

Fav Track(s) : Take On Me, Dyan, May Hard Times Pass Us by

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Track List

  1. Take On Me
  2. Dyan
  3. Was I Not Enough?
  4. I Already Love You
  5. Who's Going To Hold Me Next?
  6. Your Cup
  7. Annabelle & MaryAnne (feat. Tenci)
  8. Willow
  9. Friends Are Miracles
  10. May Hard Times Pass Us By

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Added on: August 11, 2021