Amy Speace with The Orphan Brigade – There Used To Be Horses Here reviewed

Amy Speace with The Orphan Brigade – There Used To Be Horses Here reviewed

Beautifully uplifting and deeply personal, Amy Speace has made the most revealing album of her career with There Used to Be Horses Here. Described by MOJO Magazine as "an album of hope to get you through the hardest times." in their 4 star review, the new album is released today and available to buy on CD, stream or download.

You can read more review highlights below and follow the links to read each one in full.

Amy Speace - There Used To Be Horses Here

“Raw and heartbreaking in parts, yet always kind and gentle, this is an album of hope to get you through the hardest times.”
★★★★ MOJO Magazine

“There Used To Be Horses Here is her finest collection yet, everything that was good about her has been subtly upgraded.”
★★★★ RnR Magazine

“a tender and touching set of songs that further define her motif.”
★★★★★ American Songwriter - read full review

“another spellbinding Americana masterpiece… Sung as a daughter, as a mother, an album of loss, of love, of grief and of hope that could make stone weep, once again Speace demonstrates why she’s one of the greatest artists in Americana today.”
Folk Radio - read full review

"here we have a singer and songwriter continuing at the height of their powers... This is an album that has to be heard."
9 / 10 Americana UK - read full review

“the musical genius on this album is breathtaking. Speace’s songs are glorious testimonies to joy, to courage, to self-affirmation, to love.”
No Depression - read full review

“Every song on this album is a well-crafted gem.. whether expressing mournful or joyous thoughts, Speace comes across as heartfelt and in control of every word, musical note, and mood. She has made by far her best album yet.”
Glide Magazine - read full review

“For anyone willing to go an emotional journey, There Used to Be Horses Here is a terrific record.”
Lyric Magazine - read full review

"Amy Speace’s new album dives into loss with moving, painful honesty"
7.9/10 Paste Magazine - read full review

“There Used To Be Horses Here is a confident record. It’s deeply reflective for Speace; a product of a time of drastic change that displays loss, healing, growth and love in a highly intimate and enticingly immersive manner.”
Holler - read full review

“Propelled by a playwright’s eye for detail, a performer’s gift of vocal delivery, a poet’s talent for concise writing, and the extraordinary musicianship of collaborators, The Orphan Brigade, this is perhaps Amy Speace’s finest work yet.”
New Classics - read full review

“the beauty and prestige of a record swimming in excellence is there to be enjoyed on its pedestal and highly endorsed from these quarters. The trajectory of Amy Speace's work continues to soar and the term glowing maturity shows no sign of peaking any time soon.”
Three Chords and the Truth - read full review

“Americana and American folk music are in safe hands with such a talented artist as Amy Speace. An album that has many moods and musical delights to savour.”
★★★1/2 Get Ready To Rock - read full review

“There Used To Be Horses is an exceptional record.”
FATEA Magazine - read full review

“some glorious, uplifting music.” - read full review

“a glorious set of deeply personal emotions that will touch many listeners hearts too in a way that they themselves could never articulate; and for that they can only thank Amy Speace.”
Rocking Magpie - read full review