Bootlegs [Live]

Album Review of Bootlegs [Live] by Sondre Lerche.

Home » Adult Alternative Pop/Rock » Bootlegs [Live]

Bootlegs [Live]

Sondre Lerche

Bootlegs [Live] by Sondre Lerche

Release Date: Sep 4, 2012
Record label: Mona
Genre(s): Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Alternative Singer/Songwriter

65 Music Critic Score
How the Music Critic Score works

Buy Bootlegs [Live] from Amazon

Bootlegs [Live] - Fairly Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10
70

Sondre Lerche's six albums have shown him to be a consummate pro of a songwriter and an apt constructor of great-sounding studio albums. Bootlegs gives proof to anyone who hasn't seen Lerche's live show that he not half bad on-stage either. Recorded in Norway and in various clubs in Brooklyn on his 2011 tour, the collection gathers songs from across his career that he delivers with surprisingly impassioned power.

Full Review >>

Pitchfork - 60
Based on rating 6.0/10
60

True bootlegs are endangered species. In the past, they've circulated through networks of diehard fans and avid tape traders, apart from the regular distribution avenues of the record industry. Through a particularly good or bad version of a familiar song, an odd cover in the setlist, or a burst of rambling stage banter, they not only can act as a kind of unofficial currency between fans but can offer a very different and potentially unguarded glimpse of an artist in his or her true setting.

Full Review >>

'Bootlegs [Live]'

is available now