no future

EDEN - no future
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 222 ratings
2020 Ratings: #548
Liked by 3 people
February 14, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Astralwerks / Label
Alternative R&B / Genres
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A rich album with a real sense of breadth, ‘no future’ finds EDEN harnessing new techniques while finessing his trademarks.


No Future finds Dublin's EDEN furthering his distinctive vision as he expands his sonic palette and broadens his perspective on an achingly beautiful modern pop album.

The Needle Drop

No Future runs like a compilation of alt-R&B and indietronic cliches.


EDEN’s performance on “no future” reminds me of a modern radio pop artist who actually cares about their overall sound and consistency. Throughout this record, the same consistent tone is presented, and its relaxing, ambient-infused sound is the highlight of the entire project. There’s nothing necessarily definitive or different about these sounds, but in the moment, they have the power to change the atmosphere at will.

Color: Orange
FAV TRACKS: good morning, love ... read more
night-time drive like tunes
Redux review time.

Ok so its been 3 months now that no future came out, fully digested the album and this is my final thoughts on this LP. It's kinda bland and stale but the potential is there. I like the ideas and the production on where its going, but i feel like it needs more work on it. EDEN was going for a new sound and a new style, which i appreciate the man has talent, but at the same time he lost some key factors on vertigo and i think you think too much of me.

The introduction ... read more
Errrrr, this is gonna be a hot take (please don't hurt me) so I have listened to EDEN since he was known as The Eden Project days and I wasn't always the biggest fan of his work but I always enjoyed a couple of songs from his bodies of work, especially in End Credits and Entrance but vertigo was a disappointment in some regard and so is no future (imo). This album to me just feels stale and just quite simple alternative R&B. Maybe, given some time i will warm up to this album but I can't ... read more
This isn't a terrible project, but EDEN isnt a creative artist, this project ended up sounding like most of his past work, which makes it boring considering it is an hour long, and the worst is that while his past projects are quite enjoyable, this was definitely his worst and most lazy attempt to date
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Track List

  1. good morning
  2. in
  3. hertz
  4. static
  5. projector
  6. love, death, distraction
  7. how to sleep
  8. calm down
  9. just saying
  10. fomo
  11. so far so good
  12. isohel
  13. ????
  14. tides
  15. rushing
  16. $treams
  17. 2020
  18. out
  19. untitled
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Added on: October 25, 2019