Sensational

Erika De Casier - Sensational
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2021 Ratings: #434 / 739
User Score
Based on 447 ratings
2021 Ratings: #181
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Guardian

Full of 90s and 00s nostalgia, from Destiny’s Child to Café del Mar, the Danish artist’s second album boasts witty lyrics, outlandish soundscapes and beautiful pop melodies.

80
Clash

Everything she touches turns to gold. Her creativity knows no bounds.

80
Crack Magazine

She’s right to feel quietly confident: on the strength of this second collection, she’s a real one-off. 

80
Northern Transmissions

Erika de Casier comes off as someone who has a vast musical lexicon and the taste to use it in the most effective manner. She is an amazing songwriter, a tremendous producer and full of substance and smarts.

77
Pitchfork
Though heavily inspired by ’90s and ’00s R&B, the Portugal-born, Danish musician grows into a quietly commanding presence of her own on her second album.
70
Loud and Quiet
At 13 tracks long the album can’t quite sustain its momentum, becoming a little too samey, but it still contains enough material that lives up to its title.
60
DIY

Whether down to Erika’s understated vocal, or the shallow pool from which many of the musical textures come, things do elsewhere get a little samey. A shame, as ‘Sensational’ starts so bright.

Maqtheus
77

Muito bem orquestrado, com camadas e melodias destemidas, 'Sensational' de Erika De Casier é o revival perfeito do R&B que dominou o mundo nos anos 90 e 2000.

Buscar influência de ritmos e gêneros musicais que marcaram época é sempre uma tarefa muito difícil, o que acaba fazendo com que poucos artistas consigam atingir um nível satisfatório nesse tipo de proposta. Ao saber disso, Erika De Casier consegue se sobrepor a qualquer ... read more

gopxity
89

Erika has managed to capture a Sade level of smooth. She's really making some of the best R&B music out today and seems to be doing it nearly effortlessly. She's an amazing producer and has an angelic voice to match. Every track creates an amzing atmosphere.

Favorite tracks: All of em
Least favorite: -

marvelgaryen
82

Jumping from slow flow to quick dynamics, 'Sensational' by Erika de Casier is a great album that most definitely hit that must hear spot.

sorrowfulsoil
83

a luxurious r&b masterwork

nighttimemytime
77

it’ll grow for sure

PASS_THE_AUX
76

While I wish there was a little more to keep me awake on this album, the silky smoothness of it works wonders if you’re in the right mood for it. Most everything on this album feels stripped back and intimate in a way that’s not captured very often. The lyrical topics are very well addressed and unique conceptually as well. Most of it is about relationships, but the specifics of it are much more interesting. I think Polite is a great place to see that. In this song, she speaks of ... read more

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Track List

1Drama
3:48
92
2Polite
3:24
89
3Make My Day
3:29
84
4All You Talk About
3:01
80
5Insult Me
3:18
81
6No Butterflies, No Nothing
2:59
83
7Someone to Chill With
3:19
87
8Acceptance
0:41
82
9Better Than That
3:56
87
10Friendly
3:00
81
11Secretly
3:04
82
12Busy
3:59
90
13Call Me Anytime
3:34
84
Total Length: 41 minutes
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Added on: April 13, 2021