I saved this for my 2,000th rating on AOTY.
it is not possible to over-state the brilliance of this record. it has depth and beauty and character. it weaves a perfect tapestry of musical elements to create an effect that is both personal and mythic at the same time. Angel Olsen shows that she can handle anything and that no one can justifiably pigeon-hole her style and breadth of musical expression. "Chance" is for me the song of the year and one for the ages. it is a master-class in ... read more