2,020 Knives

Ada Rook - 2,020 Knives
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Based on 32 ratings
2020 Ratings: #81
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May 31, 2020 / Release Date
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jumpYARD
100
This album has been my first experience listening to a full solo project of Ada Rook's and I was quite blown away. The songwriting is vulnerable and emotional, the production can be abrasive at times but is mostly shrouded in a melancholic sense of beauty from start to finish. 2,020 Knives is much more low key then her work as a part of Black Dresses but leaves it's own sonic footprint that is just as amazing. My favourite tracks include Black Cloud in The Sky, Total Paralysis, 2,020 Hands, I ... read more
wless
100
2,020 knives is ada rook at her most personal, with extremely emotional lyrics and deliveries, and the production is so much more developed and intricate than 2018's shed blood, which i enjoyed a lot as well. shrouded in noise, this album is raw in all sorts of the word, whether it's rook's screeching voice on portions of the album or the wild electronic noises that are heavily present all throughout it, and it truly deserves to be. i loved this album.
jezovsky
72
Love at first listening - briefly about this opus. The only album in 2020 that could touch my heart and become the closest, soulful and personal record ever. The ideal mixture of industrial, noise and pop sound that brings to the perfect structure in every track.
birdseedbaby
70
good - 7/10

Despite it's too-long runtime and the lack of lyrical variety, 2,020 Knives is an exciting project filled with creativity and energy. Crazy production runs amok on most tracks with no restraint and it somehow works to create catchy hooks and songs that are constantly changing and growing as you listen.

Faves: Black Cloud in the Sky? // Reverie // 2,020 Knives // 2,020 Hands // Someday // An Ocean
Least Faves: From a Different World // Wake // September
Roystor
85
MAGISTRAL!!!!

Ada Rook miembro del tan polémico duo "black dresses" regresa con un nuevo solo album, en el que nos plantea algunas líricas algo fuertes pero manejadas tan bien con su ya tan característica "noisy voice" pero a la vez con su otro lado su voz "vulnerable".

En si el álbum conserva su ritmo y tempo de manera casi perfecta en general por lo menos a mí no me llegó a aburrir, tenemos algunas pistas más ... read more
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Track List

  1. Tortured Bitch
  2. Black Cloud in the Sky? (NO SPOILERS) [Hire the Oracle They Only Write Hits]
  3. Conduit - (13th Song About _____) - Anything Else. [Unfinished]
  4. Reverie (JH Ligation Experiment 1)
  5. Total Paralysis at the First Notes of Immaterial Crying and Ashamed and Wishing I Could Disappear Into the Lights (JH Ligation Experiment 2)
  6. Lost Kids/The Juvenile Hormone. I. Endocrine Activity of the Corpora Allata of the Adult Cecropia Silkworm
  7. 2,020 Knives
  8. 2,020 Hands
  9. From a Different World/The Juvenile Hormone. II. Its Role in the Endocrine Control of Molting, Pupation, And Adult Development in the Cecropia Silkworm
  10. Glass/Remain/Rust (Fade Away)
  11. I Don't Want to Hurt You (14)
  12. Wake (Psychography Experiment 24-04-19 I) - World Doesn't Hold Together
  13. Breathe (Psychography Experiment 24-04-19 II) - NONE of THIS IS ABOUT TR__S SHIT
  14. Someday (Dear ______) - World Doesn't Come Apart
  15. September - Distance Holding World Together
  16. Strangers - Silk Thread Growing Through the Glass Tube Bisecting the Abdomen of a Cecropia Moth Hatched in Captivity - DNA - Nothing Here.
  17. Broken Wires (feat. Katie Dey)
  18. An Ocean
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Added on: March 25, 2020