- Sonderlust

Kishi Bashi - Sonderlust
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on 3 reviews
USER SCORE
76
Based on
37 ratings

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80
AllMusic

For all of its struggle and unwanted inspiration, Sonderlust is a dazzling listen that will likely again draw attention from the singer's under-recognized vocal performances, one compromise he's probably happy to indulge.

80
Slant Magazine

By grounding the album in the duality of love's joy and pain, and the ultimately ephemeral nature of both, Kishi Bashi achieves something close to transcendence.

Jun 12, 2017
plowo
81
Magical pop music
May 18, 2017
66
I enjoy the vocals and melodies here, but I think Kishi Bashi's tunes worked a lot better with arty string arrangements than with the synth-y, disco-ish soundscape here, which sounds a bit trend-baiting.
Dec 11, 2016
Fallendomino
56
A largely unimaginative indie pop cliche compared to his previous releases. Art rock takes a back seat to over-produced disco beats.

Notable Song: "Hey Big Star"
Sep 23, 2016
DiegoPaim01
80
Delicioso disco pop. Sonoridade viva, doce, explosiva. Recheada com cordas, sopros, loops de violino e violoncelos com um time perfeito e um acompanhamento eletrônico límpido de sintetizadores bem versátil. Gosto muito desta produção, da forma como essa instrumentação foi colocada junta e criou uma sonoridade tão colorida sem ser sufocante, pelo contrário, há momentos para as flautas se destacarem, para os violoncelos, etc. ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 61 - Earbuddy
Track List
  1. M’lover
  2. Hey Big Star
  3. Say Yeah
  4. Can’t Let Go, Juno
  5. Ode to My Next Life
  6. Who’d You Kill
  7. Statues in a Gallery
  8. Why Don’t You Answer Me
  9. Flame on Flame (A Slow Dirge)
  10. Honeybody
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Added on: July 15, 2016