椎名林檎 [Sheena Ringo] - Shōso Strip
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Based on 117 ratings
2000 Ratings: #17
Liked by 8 people
March 31, 2000 / Release Date
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Art Pop, Pop Rock / Genres
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Flamingooooo
50
Ambitious and courageous Shōso Strip was a turning point in Sheena's career, an album with which she unleashed her full musical fantasy and showed what she is capable of as an artist despite being so young. The mix between jazz rock and electronic music on this album may seem overwhelming at times, but if we really listen to how musically rich and phenomenally complex this album is, it will surely become its asset.

Album cover 10/10
Lucmun
99
One look at the artwork and you'd be forgiven for thinking it was a cutesy pop record filled with beauty. Ah, but you would be gravely mistaken. This is one of the most amazing slices of punk rock I have ever heard. It infuses elements of jazz and slight electronica for an unforgettable and abrasive trip into the mind of Ringo Sheena.
JoaoSantos
80
And that's how you end a fucking album

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EMR
66
One of the most extravagant and soulful records from one of the most extravagant and soulful artists in the Japan mainstream. The singer/songwriter Sheena Ringo has a powerful voice and a distinct artistic vision, and even though she still remains one of the most beloved figures in this obtuse scene, she seemingly suffers from the same side-effects of other 'expansive' artists in the same lineage, like Utada Hikaru or Seiko Oomori, while desperately shooting for every visible direction. When ... read more
_zeltrxn17
94
this is peak j-pop period
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