Madre

Arca - Madre
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2021 Ratings: #392
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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
nxnzn
70
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
77
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
BGL13
66
honestly, the title track was great but nothing else reached that level of beauty. track 2 is pretty good too.
faves: title track
least faves: a capella
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Added on: January 21, 2021