Jen Cloher

Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Ratings: #131 / 725
User Score
Based on 21 ratings
August 11, 2017 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

74
GIGsoup

Jen Cloher's self titled fourth album is one of deeply personal, intense contemplation and inner dialogues - it's initially challenging but perseverance is worthwhile.

70
Loud and Quiet

The physical and emotional presence of Barnett is equally inescapable in the song structures. Recorded live with minimal overdubs, the eleven tracks resemble overflowing diary entries that frequently eschew choruses.

70
God Is in the TV

Repeated listens begin to peel back the layers of her craft, revealing an artist still getting comfortable in her own skin, her talent overcoming an occasionally masochistic desire to neglect the music itself.

VinylHound83
69
Forgot Myself - 7/10
Analysis Paralysis - 6/10
Regional Echo - 8/10
Sensory Memory - 6/10
Shoegazers - 7/10
Strong Woman - 7/10
Kinda Biblical - 6/10
Great Australian Bite - 7/10
Loose Magic - 5/10
Waiting in the Wings - 9/10
Dark Art - 8/10

Overall Rating: 76 out of 110 = 69%

Overall Opinion: Sometimes her apathetic and flat voice got on my last nerve. Sometimes it really fit the song. Lyrically the album is really well crafted all the way from being a shoegazer from way back to the ... read more
CheapandLethal
95
Exceptional
90
The album I was hoping Courtney Barnett would put out this year. Ripping rock tunes start to finish.
DukeEman
79
A harsh indie rock sound that grabs your melancholy attention...
JohnLouisHoward
44
bitter. not in a good way.
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#44/Drift Records

Track List

  1. Forgot Myself
  2. Analysis Paralysis
  3. Regional Echo
  4. Sensory Memory
  5. Shoegazers
  6. Strong Woman
  7. Kinda Biblical
  8. Great Australian Bite
  9. Loose Magic
  10. Waiting in the Wings
  11. Dark Art
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Added on: June 26, 2017