The Marías - Cinema
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2021 Ratings: #79
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Wow. The Maria’s have taken classic pop formulas and transformed them into one album. The vibe is very NIGHT TIME. The productions benefits this with soft dance pop vibess. Howeeeever, my only critique is that many of the melodies seem tooooooo familiar. Anyway, I love how she incorporates a little bit of Spanish, not as much as I was think but still some. I hope for there next project they move into more experimental territory to find there sound further Bc they have sat on this EXACT ... read more
Wtf, this is some cute ass shit right here. The Marias debut LP has been very long awaited and I'm very happy with how it came out! Super dreamy production with Maria's light and beautiful voice works perfectly here. There are some VERY strong tracks here. This week of music has been super strong, but hopefully this release doesn't get overshadowed.

Favorite tracks: Calling U Back, Hush, All I Really Want Is You, Heavy, Spin Me Around, The Mice Inside This Room, To Say Hello, Fog as a ... read more
"Cinema" de The Marías es quizá uno de los lanzamientos más íntegros de lo que va del año.

El problema que tiene este LP es que en algunas ocasiones quiere abarcar más de lo que puede, resultando en un fórmula bastante simple y repetitiva, y que a pesar de que cuenta con versatilidad en cuanto a estilos, estos se van construyendo pista por pista pero al fin y al cabo no llegan a un éxtasis total.

Aún con algunos puntos ... read more
Cinema closes with its longest song, “Talk to Her,” which clocks in at nearly five and a half minutes. Its title is the English version of earlier track “Hable con Ella,” and a tribute to filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar (who has a film of the same title) whom Zardoya credits as a major inspiration behind The Marías. The sprawling song opens with a piano-forward instrumental interlude that segues into Zardoya reading a spoken word poem. The last third of the song ... read more
'CINEMA' by The Marías is a deep dive, but when you hit the bottom you really feel the energy. This record has an interesting pace, solid production and some very interesting indie pop experimentations. A part from the perfectly aesthetic artwork, the sound they make is so very enthusiastic, I wasn't sure of how it would fit but somehow it did.
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Track List

  1. Just a Feeling
  2. Calling U Back
  3. Hush
  4. All I Really Want Is You
  5. Hable Con Ella
  6. Little By Little
  7. Heavy
  8. Un Millón
  9. Spin Me Around
  10. The Mice Inside This Room
  11. To Say Hello
  12. Fog as a Bullet
  13. Talk To Her
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Added on: April 19, 2021