‘Tender, intimate ballads and more exploratory folk-pop pieces’.
Metro – 4*
‘Not for nothing is he among the most quietly clever indie-pop stars around’.
‘An ornate and edifying musical adventure’.
Daily Mirror 4*
‘Spacious, introspective and completely genre-defying, these tracks have a floating, dream-like quality, complimented by Taylor’s pleasantly reedy voice.’
‘This is an album full of wistful, careworn emotions and a sense of quiet profundity.’
Daily Telegraph – 4*
‘To hear a record which builds such rich mood and character in so unshowy a fashion these days is a rare treat.’
Scotland On Sunday – 4*
‘Quirky and diverse…’
Mail On Sunday – 4*
‘It brims with never-ending tenderness… gorgeous’
The Sunday Times
‘Await Barbarians is a trove of sentiment and intricacy’
The Line of Best Fit
‘A beguiling and downbeat gem’.
Drowned in Sound
‘Lo-Fi gold… Priceless musical masterpieces… this is f***ing MINT.’
Weekend Sport – 5*
‘A more confident and coherent sound than before. He moves effortlessly from a claustrophobic and dry soundscape into a palette that is spacious, warm and inviting.’
‘Await Barbarians honestly boasts Taylor’s talent as a musician, and should be praised for un-conventional music it beholds.’
Slate The Disco
‘…one of the country’ s most idiosyncratic songsmiths…’
Dot And Dashes
‘Showing a different side to himself with downbeat, introspective songs about booze, love and growing old.’
Curious Animal 9/10