- Chaleur Humaine

Christine and the Queens - Chaleur Humaine
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on 6 reviews
2014 Rank: #9 / 827
USER SCORE
78
Based on
59 ratings

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100
The Guardian

If you want to take it as an extended musical treatise on queer identity and non-binary sexual orientation, there’s plenty here to keep you occupied ... If you just want to treat it as a collection of beautifully wrought pop music, then it functions fantastically as that, too.

Mar 9, 2017
Felindie
65
Fav Tracks:Paradis perdus, Narcissus Is Back
Dec 15, 2016
EMR
38
Sexual liberation is a strong and recurrent theme these days. It is also a powerful, important issue to talk about in art, and many interesting artists these days are doing it in the boldest of ways (Perfume Genius, Arca and most recently serpentwithfeet are but a few names to mention here). It would be natural that a rising pop star releasing her breakthrough album in times like these should be under the spotlights while whole-heartedly opening up on the breaking of sexual duality in art. ... read more
Dec 13, 2016
80
Loved her and Tilted is my favourite performance of the year. Some weaker tracks but a marvellous package.
Sep 29, 2016
LuisDR
89
Favoritas:Here, Science Fiction, Paradis Perdus y Hald Ladies
Mar 5, 2016
WildChameleon
65
And I'm nice. Minimalist style and the structure of her music aren't bad (and sometimes interesting like the link with the name "chaleur humaine" which means "Humans warmth" and the cold atmosphere of her album) but the majority of the lyrics is pretty poor (i'm french so I understand all of her lyrics). She's using ridicules images like "j'fais tout mon make-up au mercurochrome" (mercurochrome is a dressing's brand. She can find anything better than this, please) ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 8 - Digital Spy
DIY
# 3 - Fopp
# 48 - Gigwise
# 35 - God Is In The TV
# 46 - MOJO
# 6 - musicOMH
# 3 - NME
# 10 - Q Magazine
# 16 - Rough Trade
# 8 - The Guardian
# 20 - The Independent
# 38 - The Line of Best Fit
# 10 - The Times / The Sunday Times
# 7 - Time Out London
# 49 - Uncut
Track List
  1. iT
  2. Saint-Claude
  3. Christine
  4. Science fiction
  5. Paradis perdus
  6. Half Ladies
  7. Chaleur humaine
  8. Narcissus Is Back
  9. Ugly-Pretty
  10. Nuit 17 à 52
  11. Here
Contributions By
thisisabtlgrnd, patton, Charlie78


Added on: June 16, 2014