Alice Merton - Mint
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Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 55 ratings
2019 Ratings: #44
January 18, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Paper Plane, Mom+Pop / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
PopMatters

More than a dance-pop album, Merton uses MINT as a canvas to showcase her talent while engendering a commanding image of empowerment.

70
Exclaim!
Merton shows great confidence in her abilities as an artist across her debut record, without losing her sense of fun. With touches of pop, rock and disco, "fun" is probably the best word to sum up Merton's debut.
70
AllMusic
A front-loaded set song-wise, it maintains an effervescence and living-room danceability that has the potential to charm the masses.
85
First impressions are that this was a great choice for the opening track on Merton's debut LP. It has good, cool, catchy music and instantly memorable words. Her vocal range is much wider than she showed on the singles from this album. It's making me think of Haim and Florence and the Machine so far, and I kinda love this track. 2 Kids has lovely and remarkably honest lyrics. The chorus is quite nice, but a little less exciting the chorus might suggest. It picks back up towards the end. No ... read more
DukeEman
76
Feel good pop of the maturity type that gave me something to prance around the house in my underwear whilst doing the cleaning...
superadi
81
Faves: Lash Out, Honeymoon Heartbreak.
itsclairespears
84
Overall a really good debut album.

First listen rating:
Learn to Live 9.4/10
2 Kids 7.6/10
No Roots 9.7/10
Funny Business 8.5/10
Homesick 8.2/10
Lash Out 9/10
Speak Your Mind 8.7/10
I Don’t Hold a Grudge 9.5/10
Honeymoon Heartbreak 8.3/10
Trouble in Paradise 6.9/10
Why so Serious 7/10
Album rating: 84/100
bryniakk
57
This basic dance rock record feels indeed like an antidote for all the mumbling trap depression spread by a lot of clueless youngsters. Not entirely fresh sound, but for sure not bitter.

Favorite tracks: No Roots, Why so Serious
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Track List

  1. Learn to Live
  2. 2 Kids
  3. No Roots
  4. Funny Business
  5. Homesick
  6. Lash Out
  7. Speak Your Mind
  8. I Don’t Hold a Grudge
  9. Honeymoon Heartbreak
  10. Trouble in Paradise
  11. Why so Serious
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Added on: September 24, 2018