Widespread praise for debut album, 'Varmints' (out on Moshi Moshi/PIAS):
‘Varmints positively bristles… Meredith should do this more often.’
The Sunday Times (Dan Cairns), 5 March 2016
'There's no such thing as boring in the wonderful world of Anna Meredith… galloping, joyful inventiveness… Visceral, cerebral, utterly lovable.'
Q Magazine (Victoria Segal), May 2016
'…one of the most innovative minds in modern British music…’
Pitchfork (Laura Snapes) “Best New Music”, March 7 2016
‘… hearing a leading young classical composer, regardless of gender, leap ahead of the pack to make electronic pop that’s both accessible and out there is something very special…’
The Wire (Katrina Dixon), 1 March 2016
The Line of Best Fit (Grant Rinder), 29 February 2016
'Vibrant and kaleidoscopic in a way few musicians could ever muster, [Varmints] provides a jolt of energy and inspiration to both the pop and classical inflections of Anna Meredith’s personality, bridging the two worlds like never before and marking her out as a talent like no other.'
DIY, 4 March 2016
‘It’s a marvellously un-sobering boisterous beast of a record, and a sparkling début.’
Music OMH (Bekki Bemrose), 1 March 2016
‘I got to hear my best mate’s baby son laugh for the first time a few weeks back, and still, the best thing I’ve heard all year is this Anna Meredith record right here… it is stunning wherever it lands…'
London in Stereo (Thomas Hannan), 1 March 2016
'… leaves you open-mouthed, ecstatic and wishing that bot he the charts and the Proms were dominated by Meredith's music.'
The National (Alan Morrison), 10 March 2016
Anna Meredith is published by Warp Publishing. Hire rights administered worldwide by Faber Music Ltd.