Most cohesive album thus far
Sam Duckworth - The Mannequin

The artist formerly known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly drops his moniker here for album number four. Whilst difficult to identify any major deviation from his previous output, there is perhaps a more reflective mood and the songs more introverted than before. There remains an air of contented melancholy in an endearing set, that’s both accessible and gratifying. The move to Cooking Vinyl didn’t represent a leg up on the evidence of first output, but ‘The Mannequin’ stands as the Essex lad’s most cohesive album thus far. The name drop may prove a shot in the foot, but a capable capeless venture it is!

7/10

Words by TC
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