Renaissance

Aluna - Renaissance
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #215 / 710
User Score
Based on 50 ratings
2020 Ratings: #657
Liked by 2 people
August 28, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Mad Decent / Label
Dance Pop, R&B / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Clash

‘Renaissance’ sees Aluna cementing herself as one of the most exciting artists around with this iconic offering that will inspire dance records for years to come.

80
DIY

Aluna’s singular vision is never in doubt.

70
Pitchfork
With her solo debut, AlunaGeorge’s Aluna Francis explores dance music in many forms—pop-house, dancehall, funk, Caribbean and African dance—as a personal refuge and an industry corrective.
callumldavies
40
So imagine Dua Lipa - Now imagine value alternative, Dua Lipa...

Taste the difference!
gopxity
67
Ngl I thought AlunaGeorge was just one person this whole time

Favorite tracks: Warrior, Sneak, Envious, The Recipe, Body Pump, Ain't My Business, Off Guard
Least favorite: Get Paid
sleighbell
80
yeah it’s a pretty epic solo debut
Aluna’s irresistible voice over these really clean and crisp electro pop instrumentals — i can’t deny it’s quality.

BEST TRACKS: I’ve Been Starting To Love All The Things I Hate (***), Envious, Don’t Hit My Line (*), Get Paid (**), The Recipe, Ain’t My Business, Off Guard, Back Up, Surrender

WORST TRACKS: Sneak
PitchforkClone
70
With her solo debut, AlunaGeorge’s Aluna Francis explores dance music in many forms—pop-house, dancehall, funk, Caribbean and African dance—as a personal refuge and an industry corrective.

AlunaGeorge, the British duo of vocalist Aluna Francis and producer George Reid, never quite got massive, but they did get everywhere. British audiences may know the group best from “White Noise”—Disclosure’s biggest UK hit. Others might remember the glitchy ... read more
PaulyZ
71
TRACK LIST:

I've Been Starting to Love All the Things I Hate (7.7)
Warrior (7.4)
Sneak (7.7)
Envious (7.5)
Don't Hit My Line (6.5)
Get Paid (7.4)
The Recipe (7.5)
Body Pump (7.0)
Ain't My Business (7.0)
Off Guard (6.3)
Back Up (6.8)
Pressure (6.8)
Surrender (7.0)
Whistle (7.4)
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Track List

  1. I've Been Starting to Love All the Things I Hate
  2. Warrior (feat. SG Lewis)
  3. Sneak
  4. Envious
  5. Don't Hit My Line
  6. Get Paid (with Princess Nokia & Jada Kingdom)
  7. The Recipe (with KAYTRANADA; feat. Rema)
  8. Body Pump
  9. Ain't My Business
  10. Off Guard
  11. Back Up
  12. Pressure
  13. Surrender
  14. Whistle
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Added on: July 15, 2020