50 Words for Snow

Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
Critic Score
Based on 29 reviews
2011 Ratings: #7 / 907
Year End Rank: #38
User Score
Based on 103 ratings
2011 Ratings: #47
November 21, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fish People / Label
Art Pop, Ambient Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

It’s absorbing and enchanting without having to resort to formulaic song structures, pop thrills or radio-friendly catchiness.

90
Drowned in Sound

And jolly spectacular it is too, which is never a guarantee

90
Consequence of Sound

While looking for 50 Words For Snow, she has found 50 other original ways to express herself effortlessly, creating another intriguing piece of work.

90
Beats Per Minute

These tracks are sparse but airtight, haunting but unrelentingly gorgeous

85
Pitchfork

Her best music, this album included, has the effect of putting one in the kind of treasured, child-like space-- not so much innocent as open to imagination-- that never gets old.

zaxapitsa
NR
For hardcore romantics only.
EMR
77
Kate Bush returns from a long period of studio album silence with an ambitious, sparse and abstract work. Few records have received such an accurate title in recent History. 50 Words for Snow is a slow-burner experience about the wonders of the white rain. It is an utmost gelid effort, with long tracks that carry some beautiful representations of the album theme. Kate Bush shows why she is pointed as one of the most acclaimed art-pop artists of all time, following yet another direction in her ... read more
re
78
冬に聴くアルバム(10年代)として連想するものが3枚あるんですが、そのうちの1つ。もうタイトルからしてね、"50 Words for Snow"ですから。
nicaburi
92
porra kate bush fode meu cyy

best tracks: snowflake, misty, wild man
Hypnoglitz
78
Patience is a virtue.
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Track List

  1. Snowflake 
  2. Lake Tahoe 
  3. Misty 
  4. Wild Man 
  5. Snowed in at Wheeler Street
  6. 50 Words for Snow
  7. Among Angels
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Added on: September 12, 2011