Poppy - CHOKE
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2019 Ratings: #215
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The Needle Drop

Choke is a welcome continuation of the darker themes and genre bending of Am I A Girl?

Jesus Christ this thing was so much goddamn fun to listen to.

Poppy clearly has got a lot of talent when it comes to constructing a bright catchy soundscape, however recently she's been integrating much moodier, much darker and much more heavy sound into her music, almost inspired by the likes of Slipknot, Nine Inch Nails and Marylin Manson.

And it us so goddamn fun to listen to.

The over the top bangers of Voicemail and Scary Mask make this thing an absolute stomper of a project to listen, ... read more
poppy is so incredible i luv her, she goes from cute bubblegum to batshit sinister pop and screaming like it’s nothing. she is not constrained to one brand of pop and i luv her for that

There's only 5 tracks so let's just review each of them.

Choke, this song is very spooky, jittering highhats all over this thing are insane and the huge bass really gives it a very heavy feel. Her... flow I guess? Is also very spooky, it's very simple but the slight distortion on her vocals really adds a lot.

Voicemail. This song is great for pretty much the same reasons, but this one is even spookier with the pitched down vocals saying "I'm on my own" and the ... read more
Holy Moly i’m impressd.
This EP is crazy an full of interesting ideas Which are presented in a really good way. Every song here is unique and sounds like nothing I've heard before. This is Probably the best pop release this year🦋🤩
Poppy Good Poppy Great fav songs: Scary Mask and Meat
It doesn't even rhyme fuuck
Edit: haha... no

"Choke" by Poppy... it's a great EP! It's great to see Poppy evolve in a direction so different. The heaviest sound of Poppy so far, and my favorite version by far. Freed from the bubblegum pop cutesy sound she normally mixes with her music, this EP is centered on the heavy bass, the rough synths. If most of Poppy's publications were pink, that of "Choke" would be black. It starts with "Choke", a punchy industrial track with Poppy posing dark and ... read more
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Track List

  1. Choke
  2. Voicemail
  3. Scary Mask (feat. FEVER 333)
  4. Meat
  5. The Holy Mountain
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Added on: May 28, 2019