Caitlin Rose - CAZIMI
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2022 Ratings: #520 / 751
User Score
Based on 22 ratings
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Uncut

A brave, thoroughly welcome comeback.

80
Mojo

The pop and alt-country arrangements shine throughout, with all concerned inspired and on point.

80
musicOMH

Nashville singer-songwriter’s third album is a relaxed, confident set of 12 new songs highlighting her expertise in pop-country, with the emphasis on the pop.

75
Pitchfork

The Texas-born Nashvillian previously proved herself a natural translator of honky-tonk’s emotional entanglements; on her long-delayed third record, she makes a complete song cycle out of them.

73
Paste

Even as she experiments with new sounds, textures and situations, the country-rock queen remains a reliable source of genuine stories.

70
The Line of Best Fit

Cazimi spotlights a Caitlin Rose who is sober and sanguine, engaged and restrained, empathetic yet capable of holding boundaries.

70
PopMatters

CAZIMI is Caitlin Rose’s first new full-length LP in almost ten years and it’s filled with people overwhelmed by changing circumstances and uncertainty.

70
Spectrum Culture

CAZIMI arrives in a far different time than when its journey started, but it maintains Rose's proclivity for personal insight and memorable meditations.

60
American Songwriter

There are enough moments when everything clicks to make this a pleasant, intermittently compelling listen. But it’s hard to shake the nagging feeling that it could have been much better with a starker instrumental edge and less processing.

TheCarioca
78

Carried Away - 4/5
Modern Dancing - 3/5
Getting It Right - 4/5
Nobody's Sweetheart - 4/5
Lil' Vesta - 4/5
Black Obsidian - 3/5
How Far Away - 4/5
Blameless - 4/5
Gemini Moon - 5/5 ❤
Holdin' - 5/5 ❤
All Right (Baby's Got a Way) - 4/5
Only Lies - 3/5

OneSpaltReview
62

It’s been ten years since Catilin Rose released her previous album. Over that time, you might think that Nashville songwriting royalty Liz Rose’s daughter would be able to come up with something more exciting than the regular acoustic three-chord strumming of the opening track “Carried Away” But if popcraft is what CAZIMI is lacking, the music is pleasant enough to take her to the finish line. Coming across like a mix between Dolly Parton and Katy J. Pearson, tracks like ... read more

Ferenc
80

Me gustó, tiene una voz muy suave agradable y sus canciones son pegajosas. Es de ese folk bonito que te hace sonreír en cualquier momento.

fav track: Blameless, Only Lies, Gemini Moon

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Added on: August 24, 2022