Devotion

Planet 1999 - Devotion
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 81 ratings
2020 Ratings: #674
Liked by 2 people
March 6, 2020 / Release Date
EP / Format
PC Music / Label
Synthpop, Dream Pop / Genres
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marvelgaryen
78
It's the 2000's artwork for me.
LeftTwix
93
I've been looking for something to ease my tension during this horrendous times, and luckily this EP, short but sweet, is here to salvage my saddened remains by throwing me onto a train of beauty and wonder. It's only 7 tracks, but each individual experience is just so memorable, which begins with the first few seconds.

You hear the bellowing vocals of lead singer Caro as she beautifully sings her way across the track, and as the listener, you want the ecstacy to last forever. The lyrics in ... read more
Twix
80
When I first reviewed this on my older account, I praised this album to death and threw a 90+ score at it. However upon months and months of on and off listening, I realized that I overrated this record. Personally I am beginning to realize a true problem I have with reviewing music. I will tend to let the experience of the first few tracks overshadow my score, and within many of my old reviews I tend to focus on the greater songs while overshadowing the experience as a whole. With only 7 seven ... read more
nug
82
I'm not really in the mood for any new releases, so I'm listening to something I've had my eye on for a while.

This EP is quite barren instrumentally, but so endearing. Each track is moody yet extremely therapeutic, and the sounds of Devotion just wash over you. Planet 1999 don't try to be a clone of Charli XCX or any artists that rely on a stylistic autotune to drive their tracks, they just do their thing in 15 minutes of fun. I'm eager to hear what this band puts out next.

One word to ... read more
Glitchy
70
while it's a pretty great concept, and a really interesting release from pc music, it ends up being hindered by its tendency to to make songs too short or too simplistic, a problem that many pc music projects suffer from anyway. hopefully planet 1999 will continue to expand on this idea in another release, because it's honestly really promising.
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Track List

  1. Spell
  2. Party
  3. Awake
  4. Replay
  5. Haze
  6. Night
  7. Devotion
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Added on: January 22, 2020