Love Monster

Amy Shark - Love Monster
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
July 13, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Wonderlick / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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It's okay. Perhaps I'm biased towards this because "I Said Hi" holds such a personal connection to me, and I'm a sucker for Jack Antonoff's production on "All Loved Up". Otherwise, a lot of this album (especially that second half) just seems to meld together for me. She's got potential though. If she was able to get Jack Antonoff, Joel Little and Mark Hoppus on her album, she must be doing something right. Also why are there trap hi-hats on "I Got ... read more
This album suffers a bit from the fact that it uses some dated elements (especially the electronic moans on 'Adore' and some other tracks) but is a good album overall. It has no songs that I would want to skip, just one or two that suffer from being a bit boring (‘Don’t Turn Around' and 'Mess Her Up') or awkward ('The Idiot'). There are so many nice aspects of this record, though, that they vastly outweigh the negative ones. This comes in the form of instrumentation (the ... read more
Decent and enjoyable listen, a bit samey in production and vocal delivery though. For me, this sounds like a Taylor Swift/Maggie Rogers lovechild album.

Highlights: Tracks 2,3,4,13 and 14
Australian inide and 'underground' music is bloated these days. There are countless other artists in the mold of Amy Shark. The heart broken singer-songwriter, who has a story to tell with her guitar. There are better artists in the same scene as Shark, but she has made it.

Best Track: Mess Her Up
Favorite Tracks: I Got You, Adore, Middle of the Night, Psycho (feat. Mark Hoppus)

Least Favorite Tracks: The Idiot
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Track List

  1. I Got You
  2. Adore
  3. All Loved Up
  4. I Said Hi
  5. The Idiot
  6. Never Coming Back
  7. Leave Us Alone
  8. Psycho (feat. Mark Hoppus)
  9. Don't Turn Around
  10. Middle of the Night
  11. Mess Her Up
  12. The Slow Song
  13. I'm a Liar
  14. You Think I Think I Sound Like God
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Added on: May 11, 2018