Madre

Arca - Madre
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Based on 164 ratings
2021 Ratings: #69
Liked by 6 people
January 22, 2021 / Release Date
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XL / Label
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JacksonLerner
66
this 32 minute Arca ep contains different variations of the same track. it is pretty solid experimentation from our loveable icon Arca. this is about as delicate and beautiful as she can sound.

on the first track, “madre”, Arca collabs with cellist oliver coates. this vocal performance is stunning, and the instrumentation adds to the song’s dreaminess.

for “madreviolo”, Arca supposedly plays the cello herself. this song is easily my favorite of the ep. it is a ... read more
nicoperagine
75
If you could not tell by my current AOTY status, I love Arca.

Arca is by far one of my favorite artists, creatives, vocalists, producers, ever and this is yet another great song or songs added to her catalog. The overly breathy opera-esque vocals are insanely breathtaking, I could listen to Arca breathe for hours on end and still be captivated. I also wouldn't doubt Arca would release hours of herself breathing into a mic. The production is a bit light on the official cut track however the ... read more
nxnzn
85
Graceful.

Arca is here with a 32 minute modern classical EP with 4 tracks, along with the soothing and ambitious ambient sound in between the soft vocals. Madre begins bold and is quite an unforgettable introduction. As I was listening to “Madre”, I thought, what could have been a better track than this? Of course, the Acapella had completely blown me away. Arca is passionate and has some seriously influential production. The charming vocals are hypnotizing but delicate. ... read more
marvelgaryen
72
Hey Pope, call Arca to sing at the St. Peter's Basilica!
zachthesnack
83
She did it again!!

Arca is without a doubt one of my favorite experimental musicians on the scene right now!! She has been so consistent with the quality of her work over the past few years! I started following her musical journey after her work with both Kanye West, and Björk. She has released several projects that I absolutely adore and her song with Rosalia last year was among my favorites in all of 2020. Whether its an album or an EP, or something else entirely, I always expect good ... read more
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Track List

  1. Madre (feat. Oliver Coates)
  2. Madreviolo
  3. Madre Acapella
  4. Violo
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Added on: January 21, 2021