Sensational

Erika De Casier - Sensational
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2021 Ratings: #178 / 327
User Score
Based on 255 ratings
2021 Ratings: #48
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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
93
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.
Orlkont
90
I. WANT. MORE. ALBUMS. LIKE. THIS. IN. 2021.

I now know how our older people feel when they hear something that reminds them of the 80s for example. This is me when I hear something similar from the 00s. I have become an old person.
SkeletorovSin
80
No disrespect to Olivia Rodrigo, but this is the artist y'all should be hyped about.
Erika keeps the same moody/chill vibe of her previous record "Essentials", but expands her production style and adds a lot more nuance to her songs. It's truly a worthy successor and I hope she keeps expanding her sound and maybe trying different ideas in the future.
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Track List

  1. Drama
  2. Polite
  3. Make My Day
  4. All You Talk About
  5. Insult Me
  6. No Butterflies, No Nothing
  7. Someone to Chill With
  8. Acceptance
  9. Better Than That
  10. Friendly
  11. Secretly
  12. Busy
  13. Call Me Anytime
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Added on: April 13, 2021