Sound of a Woman

Kiesza - Sound of a Woman
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2014 Ratings: #748 / 845
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
2014 Ratings: #364
October 21, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island, Lokal Legend / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
AllMusic
Kiesza tries to capitalize on the success of her '90s dance-reviving hit "Hideaway" and move beyond it at the same time, with mixed results.
70
Exclaim!

Popular dance music is often criticized for being a male-dominated genre that simply uses women as interchangeable, faceless vocalists, which is what makes Kiesza's Sound Of A Woman an important statement.

70
Slant Magazine

Sound of a Woman quickly reveals itself to be a crafty bait and switch.

70
Clash

It’s a sure-footed statement of intent from a top newcomer amongst 2014’s pop crowd who, on this evidence, is going to contend for further number ones in the coming years.

60
DIY

Kiesza may have already dominated the charts and club scene, but she’s got a whole lot more tricks up her sleeve.

60
The Guardian

Sound of a Woman is the sound of spinning classes. It’s New Look dressing rooms. It’s Top of the Pops in 1992. It’s not at all bad.

52
Pitchfork

A record that proves as generic and bland as the catch-all title that adorns it.

50
Wondering Sound

Sound of a Woman fails to accomplish a key debut album goal: It doesn’t leave us wanting more.

daFigz
67
Three times in a row. A simple mouse click and poof... My words disappear. This dance record is okay. And by this I mean that if I were in a club and 'The Love' was playing, I'd probably be wiggling to the beat. Trying to look all groovy and stuff. Ya know, to entice a babe to the dance floor so I can shake it. [laughing]... Okay, enough of that image. 'Sound of a Woman' is okay. And in some abstract way I liken it to an New Age record... softly playing in the background. Not annoying or ... read more
Antonis
65
Catch a falling star and ride like no tomorrow.
75
Catchy singles.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#8/Idolator

Track List

  1. Hideaway
  2. No Enemiesz
  3. Losin My Mind [feat. Mick Jenkins]
  4. So Deep
  5. Vietnam
  6. Bad Thing [feat. Joey Bada$$]
  7. What Is Love
  8. Sound Of A Woman
  9. The Love
  10. Piano
  11. Giant In My Heart
  12. Over Myself
  13. Cut Me Loose
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Added on: October 16, 2014