Phoenix: Flames Are Dew Upon My Skin

Eartheater - Phoenix: Flames Are Dew Upon My Skin
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 122 ratings
2020 Ratings: #57
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October 2, 2020 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

78
Pitchfork

After 2018’s prickly IRISIRI, the Queens experimental musician narrates a personal and artistic rebirth in spare songwriting fleshed out with acoustic guitar, strings, and turbulent sound collages.

77
Beats Per Minute

The album is an alluring, heady mix of skewed folktronica, avant garde noise and opulent orchestral tones which combine to cement Eartheater’s place in every discerning music fan’s end of year lists.

70
Uncut

Her fourth sees her exploring darker, richer tones, drawing herself up to a mythic height as she conjures a fiery, fantastical rebirth.

Doofy
72
Trying to combine Halloween and Bonfire Night together in the same costume is not for mere mortals.

Also: "Like a bat out of hell I'll be gone with this sparkler up my bum"

What does this sound like? Sort of medieval tinged 'contemporary folk' with ASMR sprinkles
nicoperagine
75
Flames are dew upon my skin? More like... sparks are dew upon my ass.

Anyways, this is gorgeous. The instrumentals are some of the most spectacularly composed things I may have heard all year. The vibe is magnificent and despite the vulgarity of the album cover, it fits the color scheme quite well. Eventually, I am gonna have to do a discog dive for Eartheater, this is great. The experimentation and glitchiness within such a classical and articulate style fit so well. I know her last project ... read more
Muratka
91
Despite its distinctive cover art, Eartheater creates an abundance of beautiful magic.
strawberry_AXOL
82
I don't even know what happened when I listened to this album I was in a complete trance, I just know that at the end found myself withe the drawing of a bird and some mushrooms.
I don't even understand what kind of music or what is good or bad, but this sounds marvellous.
The album cover is fierce and it is at the same a good representation of what this piece of work sounds like but at the same time the exact opposite.
It sounds like a destroyed landscape after the end of the human race but ... read more
kyotobynight
80
this cover art is... odd
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Track List

  1. Airborne Ashes
  2. Metallic Taste of Patience
  3. Bellow The Clavicle
  4. Burning Feather
  5. How To Fight
  6. Kiss of The Phoenix
  7. Volcano
  8. Fantasy Collision
  9. Mercurial Nerve
  10. Goodbye Diamond
  11. Bringing Me Back
  12. Diamond In The Bedrock
  13. Faith Consuming Hope
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Added on: August 5, 2020