Show Me How You Disappear

IAN SWEET - Show Me How You Disappear
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #136 / 194
User Score
Based on 106 ratings
2021 Ratings: #74
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Consequence of Sound

On Show Me How You Disappear, IAN SWEET reveals herself as an innovative artist unafraid to shine the light on deep, difficult complication and to create bright, interesting pop music that answers only to itself.

79
Beats Per Minute

Show Me How You Disappear may not hit the highs of her previous work as far as aesthetically pleasing noise, but it is a clear step-up for Medford’s songwriting talents.

78
Pitchfork

Jilian Medford’s third album is bigger, brighter, cleaner, and more ambitious. Even when she’s hollering, she sounds dwarfed, standing vulnerable but unafraid amid towering emotions.

70
Rolling Stone

Jilian Medford's third LP aims for the cosmos but lands in an indie-pop Twilight Zone, spinning a web of confessional lyrics, distorted riffs, and glittery hooks.

70
AllMusic

It's ... IAN SWEET's most consistent set of songs to date.

Orlkont
75
Sorry not sorry but I'm always gonna be a sucker for emotional indie rock fronted by females. I was even twerking to this.
ListeningIn
90
Beautiful
AnthroWobbly
80
Dreamlike, lush, and inspired, Jilian Medford's latest is art pop for the 21st century. Her voice is just one of many layered elements in this vibrant mix, making the whole project feel big and bold as her lovely melodic narration weaves seamlessly in and out of the sonic metropolis she has constructed here. Every instrument, vocal track, or synthesized soundscape has room to breathe, helping us feel the distance between the elements and get a sense of the scale Medford wants us to feel. The ... read more
SonicDiscovery
81
L.A. based musician Jilian Medford is best known by her stage name Ian Sweet and on her third album Show Me How You Disappear she shows how far tons of conviction and will power can get you when you strive to do things on your own. Medford handles her own production throughout and I believe plays everything you hear, as her music is usually wrapped in a dreamy indie pop shell with moments that allow her guitar to lash out and deliver strong crescendos (as heard at the end of “Dirt”, ... read more
ethannn
70
Ton of cool ideas on here bookended by two tracks that i dont care for too much and i wish some parts packed more of a punch but overall a solid project
Best Tracks: Drink The Lake, Sword, Dirt, Sing Till I cry, Dumb Driver, Get Better, Power
Worst Track:my favourite cloud
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Added on: January 12, 2021