Pure Luxury

NZCA Lines - Pure Luxury
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2020 Ratings: #482 / 857
User Score
Based on 43 ratings
Liked by 4 people
July 10, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Synth Funk, Synthpop / Genres
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This is a lot of fun. The syncopation and finicking with the standard pop makes the pretty standard songs feel less standard. I’m digging it, we’ll see how the score varies throughout the year.


NZCA Lines - Pure Luxury

Genre: Synth Funk
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 55% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 656h / 886

Highlight: Opening Night

Made me think of:
Anderson .Paak
Marie Davidson & L'oeil nu
Hot Chip


Being a fan of Metronomy, I’ve naturally had a desire to know just what each member brings to the table. Joseph brings his intriguing songwriting; Anna brings her ambient drumming; Oscar has the intricate keyboard elements; and Gbenga has the groovy baselines; yet I’ve never quite known what Michael Lovett (brother of former bassist Gabriel Stebbing and also newest addition to the line up) brings alongside him. Also, following them across many mediums, I saw this album plastered on ... read more

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Track List

  1. Pure Luxury
  2. Real Good Time
  3. Prisoner of Love
  4. For Your Love (feat. VIAA)
  5. Take This Apart
  6. Opening Night
  7. Larsen
  8. Primp & Shine
  9. Tonight Is All That Really Matters

Year End Lists

#53/Under the Radar
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Added on: June 11, 2020