- 50 Words for Snow

Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on 23 reviews
2011 Rank: #14 / 857
USER SCORE
80
Based on
36 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

It’s absorbing and enchanting without having to resort to formulaic song structures, pop thrills or radio-friendly catchiness.

90
Drowned in Sound

And jolly spectacular it is too, which is never a guarantee

90
Consequence of Sound

While looking for 50 Words For Snow, she has found 50 other original ways to express herself effortlessly, creating another intriguing piece of work.

90
Beats Per Minute

These tracks are sparse but airtight, haunting but unrelentingly gorgeous

EMR
77
Kate Bush returns from a long period of studio album silence with an ambitious, sparse and abstract work. Few records have received such an accurate title in recent History. 50 Words for Snow is a slow-burner experience about the wonders of the white rain. It is an utmost gelid effort, with long tracks that carry some beautiful representations of the album theme. Kate Bush shows why she is pointed as one of the most acclaimed art-pop artists of all time, following yet another direction in her ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 17 - BBC
# 31 - Consequence of Sound
# 5 - Drowned in Sound
# 5 - MOJO
# 16 - musicOMH
# 20 - No Ripcord
# 18 - Obscure Sound
# 23 - One Thirty BPM
# 37 - Pazz and Jop
# 36 - Pitchfork
# 11 - Stereogum
# 29 - The Guardian
# 40 - Uncut
Track List
  1. Snowflake 
  2. Lake Tahoe 
  3. Misty 
  4. Wild Man 
  5. Snowed in at Wheeler Street
  6. 50 Words for Snow
  7. Among Angels
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Added on: September 12, 2011