Caribou - Swim
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Based on 29 reviews
2010 Ratings: #45 / 867
Year End Rank: #19
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Based on 295 ratings
2010 Ratings: #23
April 20, 2010 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

84
Pitchfork

After drawing from IDM, krautrock, and sunshine pop, Dan Snaith's project sets its sights on dark and intricate dance music, with dazzling results.

80
AllMusic

Even though you could call this move toward the dancefloor a surprise, Swim retains all the qualities that make Snaith and Caribou so impressive. It just dresses them up for a night out at the club; no, make that a great night out at the club.

Ennety
83
Great album from the canadian artist. Strong dance tunes and iconic sound.
NR
Vera elettronica fatta come si deve
83
https://caribouband.bandcamp.com/album/swim
sanfordfriedman
NR
I didn't like this that much but everyone is praising it so I may need to give it a second chance. NR for now.
WatchingNebula
100
Honestly one of my favorite albums. It isn't the kind of record where a whole lot of songs stand out - 'Odessa', probably, and 'Jamelia', but apart from those two, it's hard to pick favorites. Because practically every song on here is great or better.

It's a lot of fun to just sit down and experience the whole thing, start to finish. Every song brings new ideas and structures to the table, while Dan Snaith's melancholy vocals underpin most of them.

The fact that there really aren't any ... read more
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Decade Lists

#98/Crack Magazine (2010s)

Track List

  1. Odessa
  2. Sun
  3. Kaili
  4. Found Out
  5. Bowls
  6. Leave House
  7. Hannibal
  8. Lalibela
  9. Jamelia
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