Paradigmes

La Femme - Paradigmes
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #52 / 177
User Score
Based on 122 ratings
2021 Ratings: #35
Liked by 3 people
April 2, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Disque Pointu / Label
French Pop, Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Gigwise

So bold, so adventurous and so expertly crafted, Paradigmes is a daring feat that feels like the culmination of all their prior releases.

90
musicOMH

Paradigmes is an album that, whilst recalling a concession of progenitors, has no modern-day comparison.

80
The Line of Best Fit

With the age of the inward looking lockdown album now upon us, Paradigmes comes at a perfect time, it’s equal parts silly, serious, camp, and on occasion mildly ridiculous, but remains wildly inventive throughout, it’s one hell of a party.

80
Dork

A completely entrancing exercise in how to craft the most hypnotic electro-pop possible.

80
AllMusic

La Femme's passion for seeking out new (or vintage) sounds to add to their omnivorous pop is contagious, and never more so than on Paradigmes.

69
Pitchfork

The French psych rockers’ send-up of mythic American road trip fantasies is undeniably fun, even if the humor and hooks don’t approach anything like real insight.

60
DIY

La Femme toss so many weird and interesting ideas against the wall, that for every gorgeous moment that sticks, there’s an awkward miss.

Astroskye
49
No memorable Track in here good cover art but the music lack emotions
Kelden
70
Much better than "Mystère"
Roystor
68
I like it!.
noisefirst
80
FIRST LISTEN: Although some songs might sound like an 80s advert in places, Paradigmes is an incredibly fun and refreshing take on the Western pop genre which other nations could learn a lesson or two from. Proper tunes to dance to.
ThisIsLukas
77
La Femme takes us for a tour across the United States, France and the United Kingdom at Paradigmes … and it is, with a few exceptions, an entertaining and colourful experience and a fresh flashback to the sound of synthpop from the 1980s.

So, it's 2021, and we are in the middle of a retro wave within the mainstream music. And it is appearing everywhere. Disco suddenly re-gained popularity through releases such as Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia, Kylie Minogue's DISCO, and others; then ... read more
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Added on: January 13, 2021