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The much anticipated new album by Marianne Faithfull “Negative Capability” was released today (Nov 2nd) to huge acclaim. Co-produced by Rob with Warren Ellis & Head, this album also features contributions from Nick Cave, Mark Lanegan and Ed Harcourt. The album was recorded at La Frette studios on the outskirts of Paris over a two week period in January this year. Here is how some of the press have reacted…

5***** “A Masterpiece” – MOJO

5***** “Astonishing, its beauty lies in its frankness and in its wavering imperfection”  – METRO

5***** ” Up there with Cohen & Cash” – THE OBSERVER

 9/10 “An incredible emotional experience…can reduce the most immovable individual to uncontrollable weeping” – CLASH

9/10” There won’t be a better record released this month, and very few this year.” – CLASSIC ROCK

8.5/10 “Marianne Faithfull has delivered a searing late career masterstroke, as vital as any in her storied career” – THE 405

8/10 “A beautiful piece of work” – UNCUT

4**** “A staggering meditation on ageing and death” – THE GUARDIAN

4**** “Rock n’ roll’s elder stateswoman on magnificent form” – Q

4**** “Deathly serious and meticulously noble.” – CLASSIC POP

4**** “….her beautifully weathered, imperfect voice…” – THE TIMES

4**** “A poised, gritty record of aged wisdom, songs for lost friends and topical dread” – MAIL ON SUNDAY

4**** “As compelling as the late masterworks of Dylan or Cash” – EVENING STANDARD

4**** “An album of statuesque solidity – FINANCIAL TIMES



4**** “A rich and unflinching journey to and from places that few of us have visited under our own steam” – THE ARTS DESK

“Faithfull and her producers…work a mournful magic” – THE WASHINGTON POST

“Visceral and compelling” – THE SUNDAY TIMES

“A shining example for any artist seeking creative challenges late in their career” – VARIETY

“Moving and rather magnificent” – THE I

“No adieu this, surely, rather an au revoir from a wild child turned magnificent singer of torch songs” – THE SCOTSMAN


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