Perfect Version

Julia Shapiro - Perfect Version
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #380 / 732
User Score
Based on 25 ratings
2019 Ratings: #373
June 14, 2019 / Release Date
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Hardly Art / Label
Dream Pop / Genres
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Chastity Belt's front-woman debut record feels diaristic in nature, capturing moments of self-doubt and existential crisis she recently experience which enabled her to create a record of profound self-awareness. Her sound still treads on familiar sonic territory as with her band yet she comparatively feels more introspective as ever here and longing for something to happen, finding the sense of direction in-spite of the uncertainty amidst rippling shoe gaze guitars and layered vocals inherently ... read more
"Perfect" My Ass!
Reliving my summer by going through some albums that I for some reason decided to give a shot.

Julia Shapiro's debut indie album Perfect Version shows great promise. Though the album is slightly plagued by lackluster songwriting and a general boring instrumentation, these are things that Julia Shapiro definitely can work to improve in the future. The album's sonic textures change slightly from slightly-out-of-tune and twinkly guitarwork, to more acoustic and laidback tunes. Overall, the album ... read more
A solid debut! Distressingly beautiful.
Sombre piece with jangling guitars and low key vocals that had me cradled gently in its rocking arms...
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Track List

  1. Natural
  2. Parking Lot
  3. Shape
  4. Tired
  5. Harder to Do
  6. Around the Block
  7. A Couple Highs
  8. Perfect Version
  9. I Lied
  10. Empty Cup
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Added on: April 6, 2019