Lifetime

Romy - Lifetime
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
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Based on 32 ratings
2020 Ratings: #29
Liked by 1 person
September 29, 2020 / Release Date
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Young Turks / Label
Dance Pop, Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
NME
Put simply: it’s a masterclass in pandemic pop.
JacksonLerner
NR
i typically refrain from reviewing singles on this account, however, from Romy Madley Croft? her debut solo single? this has been well over a decade in the making, and it shows beautifully.

during verse one, Romy’s flow is reminiscent of Lauren Mayberry of CVRCHES: stopping midway through words after speeding through phrases is kinda baffling, and when paired with excellent electronics, the bass jumps all over. even the synths blend into the background as things fade until all focus is ... read more
Schmedess
88
WHY IS THE XX"S SOLO MUSIC BETTER THAN THEIR MUSIC AS A GROUP
I D O N O T U N D E R S T A N D
Edgeworth
100
This is the moment we must cherish, especially for The XX fans!
Lifetime is an unexpected banger with catchy beats and mix bag of emotions.
Definitely among the best singles this quarter.
seasonal
100
Can the lgbt community stop for a hot minute, I can't even leave a song on repeat for a week anymore before a new bop comes along
jeetygt
NR
The xx remain a really good band to date but I'm so down for creative and expressive solo music in the future for each of them as long as it means none of the trio stops making music for good. There's too much untapped potential in what the members of the xx can do to let it go to waste, and Romy only proves this on her killer debut solo single.

90 / A-
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Added on: September 29, 2020