Love in the Time of Lexapro

Oneohtrix Point Never - Love in the Time of Lexapro
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Based on 6 reviews
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Based on 57 ratings
2018 Ratings: #644
November 23, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Drowned in Sound

Amidst the madness of Oneohtrix Point Never’s music, these are songs that hit the core of humanity and therein lie their beauty.

76
Resident Advisor

"Love In The Time Of Lexapro" is poignant and gorgeous.

75
Northern Transmissions

This new EP plays with concepts of ambient music while slowly bending the definition of that Oneohtrix Point Never’s sound really is. Though it’s not always energetic or distinctly of their own sound, this is a fun break for Oneohtrix Point Never.

65
Pitchfork

Daniel Lopatin plays it relatively straight on this four-track EP, though reworks from Ryuichi Sakamoto and (Sandy) Alex G take his material in intriguing new directions.

gabbygee
70
An addition to OPN's body of work that shouldn't be disregarded. Babylon featuring Alex G is one of the most exquisite song of the year.
EntryIncomplete
74
That Alex G cover is so good.
CheapandLethal
45
Pretty Poor
71
This is easily the tamest we’ve heard The Men, and no amount of late album truly twisted songs can change that. But I think what really makes this album just average overall is just how all over the place it is. On “Drift” The Men don’t stick with a single sound for more than a couple of minutes. Not in an exciting way, in a way that really sounds like they have no idea on where to go moving forward. Amongst these sounds, we have some that really work, like a much ... read more
musicmagpie55
74
While I do quite like this collection of songs, and the Lisa Frank-esque Dolphin moment on the cover is spectacular, I wanted him to challenge the themes of 'Age Of' even more. I am fascinated by the narrative structures that Lopatin can create in a singular song, or an album, like 'Age Of.' One successful strategy he does this by is the antagonistic relationship between 'humans' and 'machines' that populate his music. There are many times on, 'Age Of,' where the production and vocals jostle ... read more
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Track List

  1. Love in the Time of Lexapro
  2. Last Known Image of a Song
  3. Thank God I'm a Country Girl
  4. Babylon
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Added on: October 25, 2018