AOTY 2020

Under the Skin

Mica Levi - Under the Skin
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
User Score
Based on 73 ratings
2014 Ratings: #5
Liked by 6 people
March 17, 2014 / Release Date
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Milan / Label
Drone / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
The Line of Best Fit

The Under the Skin score matches Glazer’s understated, minimal aesthetic scene for scene. Never does the music outweigh the carefully constructed silences and – as all good film music must – it only ever adds to the potent illusion of a twisted, heart-rending reality.

73
Pitchfork
The music unfolds as deliberately and as unconsciously as the dreamlike film itself.
Mixtape
93
This Score might have my favorite Track list as far as names go, Like “Lipstick to void” now that’s a dope song title.

Since this is a film score it’s difficult for me to elaborate on what is meant to be background noise but goddamn is this my new favorite Score! If you put this on while someone was sleeping they might wake up in a cold sweat panicking because this is unsettling af. There is a reused violin as the throughline and i can’t get it out of my head ... read more
90
Favorite Track:

"Love"
Gresh854
90
One of the best scores of the entire decade.
ROXAAN
89
WoW!!! Awesome! Brrravo!!! GREAT!!! THANK you!!!
CherryChase
97
Still the only album that actively terrifies me to listen to. Perfectly complimenting the mysterious & dark atmosphere of the film it’s made for.
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Track List

  1. Creation
  2. Lips to Void
  3. Andrew Void
  4. Meat to Maths
  5. Drift 
  6. Lonely Void
  7. Mirror to Vortex
  8. Bedroom
  9. Love 
  10. Bothy 
  11. Death
  12. Alien Loop
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Added on: April 1, 2014