Album Review of Amorino by Isobel Campbell.

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Isobel Campbell

Amorino by Isobel Campbell

Release Date: Oct 7, 2003
Record label: Instinct
Genre(s): Indie, Pop

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Amorino - Poor, Based on 2 Critics

The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5

After the most protracted of separations - including two solo albums under the guise of the Gentle Waves - Isobel Campbell finally left the cosy safety of Belle & Sebastian last year. So this should be a fanfare for freedom, an agenda-setting dive into the future. In fact, Campbell sounds like saccharine 1960s singer Twinkle, displaying only slightly more vigour than she has in the past.

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Dusted Magazine
Their review was generally favourable

The world of Isobel Campbell’s Amorino is like Eric Rohmer’s early 1960s work playing back in a perpetual loop. That set-up requires some explanation. Amorino, Campbell’s first true solo album since leaving Belle and Sebastian last spring, tries to set a scene more than it tries to captivate or fascinate its listeners.

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