my bloody valentine - loveless
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
1991 Ratings: #36 / 462
User Score
1991 Rank: #2All Time: #73
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Tiny Mix Tapes
It’s weird, but beautiful, and takes you on a musical journey distinct from any other band... All in all, this record amounts to nothing less than a virtual reinvention of the guitar.
100
AllMusic

After two painstaking years in the studio ... the group emerged with their masterpiece, which fulfilled all of the promise of their previous albums. If Isn't Anything was the Valentines' sonic blueprint, then Loveless saw those plans fleshed out, in the most literal sense.

100
Entertainment Weekly

Loveless ... is simply the most astounding-sounding album produced last year — a collage of voices, looping, and reverberated metallic guitars, and effects guaranteed to convince unprepared listeners their CD players are dying.

90
Clash

Experimenting with the whole sound process, from controlled feedback to vocals buried deep in the mix, yet with a delicate precision that creates an absorbing record; one which not only stands the test of time, but transcends it.

80
NME
'Loveless' fires a silver-coated bullet into the future, daring all-comers to try and recreate its mixture of moods, feelings, emotion, styles and, yes, innovations.
80
Rolling Stone

Loveless oozes a sonic balm that first embraces and then softly pulverizes the frantic stress of life.

80
Q Magazine

The last word in noise-pop ... amounts to a virtual reinvention of the guitar ... The rock-is-dead argument could very well stop here.

BradTasteMusic
98

I think something is wrong with my rock album

NR

no one understands me

nostalgia
100

For my 100th review I wanted to talk about an album that means a lot me, and the obvious pick of the bunch is My Bloody Valentine's 'Loveless', my favourite album of all time.

My history with this album started when I was around 14, I was in a bookstore and I saw one of those 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die books, and decided: "why not?". To give more context, at the time my musical taste was far from what it is today. I tended to avoid anything that wasn't classic rock like ... read more

Alt3rnqtive
95

This shit is ethereal brah ion even know what shoe gazing is

100

greatest album of all time

mrs3lfd3struct
100

loveless - álbum de my bloody valentine (análisis/interpretación personal y review)

1- only shallow
Dejarse usar en una relación superficial. Terminar ahí por miedo a las emociones complicadas y dolorosas. Desconexión de quién se supone que amas.

only shallow pone el preámbulo de las temáticas de las demás canciones en este álbum.

2- loomer
Desconexión y aislamiento del resto. Seguridad en la soledad; ... read more

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Track List

1only shallow
4:17
95
2loomer
2:38
90
3touched
0:56
82
4to here knows when
5:31
91
5when you sleep
4:11
96
6i only said
5:34
91
7come in alone
3:58
91
8sometimes
5:19
94
9blown a wish
3:36
90
10what you want
5:33
89
11soon
6:58
92
Total Length: 48 minutes

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