Engine of Paradise

Adam Green - Engine of Paradise
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #647 / 771
User Score
Based on 36 ratings
September 6, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
30th Century / Label
Chamber Pop / Genres
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The Engine Is You
This album is so random, it filled my YouTube recommendation with videos for kids. Ugh, the cost for keeping my scrobbles clean...
Also, what's with this trend of album releases that sound like they were produced 30/40 years ago? It is so weird for me. I won't say this album is bad, I'm probably just too "young" for it, although I WILL say this is quite basic.
I was drawn to Adam Green's new album by the mystical, medieval album art but prior to this, I had never heard of the guy. On my first listen, I really enjoyed it. The string section has some really beautiful moments and Green's vocals, which remind me of the late David Berman, seem to fit them perfectly. But there wasn't a lot the held my attention upon repeat listens. While the strings do have beautiful moments, there isn't enough variation on the album to make sustain my interest upon a ... read more
Uma versão menos cativante de Pure Comedy do Father John Misty
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Track List

  1. Engine of Paradise
  2. Gather Round
  3. Freeze My Love
  4. Wines and Champagnes
  5. Escape from This Brain
  6. Cheating On a Stranger
  7. Let's Get Moving
  8. Rather Have No Thing
  9. Reasonable Man

Year End Lists

#59/Les Inrocks
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Added on: May 30, 2019