Woman on the Internet

Orla Gartland - Woman on the Internet
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2021 Ratings: #312 / 519
User Score
Based on 119 ratings
2021 Ratings: #127
Liked by 11 people
August 20, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Indie Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Dork

It’s her lyricism that is the star of the show. Her biting self-examination resides at the core of every track and lays her every flaw and insecurity for all to see.

80
DIY

Orla Gartland’s debut is an intricate, carefully-constructed collection, blending together indie-pop, folk and alternative rock.

80
The Line of Best Fit

She’s a glistening popstar; a proficient musician; a scrupulous producer. Orla Gartland is exactly where she’s meant to be.

80
The Observer

This beautifully crafted debut spans pop-punk to indie rock, with knife-sharp lyrics all the way.

70
Gigwise

Overall, there is a cohesive narrative to the album which is easy to follow yet it is comprised of songs that stand up on their own without needing the context of the rest of the record to make them great.

70
Clash

‘Woman On The Internet’ is big, in both feelings and sound, holding up development as something to celebrate and confronting emotional roadblocks head-on.

60
Slant Magazine

Orla Gartland’s Woman on the Internet attempts to challenge social norms but gets mired in lyrical abstractions.

60
NME

The former YouTube star builds on her usual mix of effortlessly warm folk and pop with nods to alt-rock influences.

tophysicall
75
Her lyrical sense and timbre are really beautiful, and just with this album I fell in love with the singer

The whole album is well balanced and takes you to another world you won't want to leave, a well explored indie pop that doesn't bother us at all, when the music is monotonous it gives a different twist to your thinking.

I just say I want more!
ArthurPerry
76
Em seu primeiro álbum de estúdio, Orla Gartland entrega um álbum indie pop adorável com canções incríveis, mas o que eu mais gostei foi a produção que é extremamente bem feita
schurtt
80
Quando eu ouvi You're Not Special, Babe pela primeira vez, fiquei bastante impressionado com toda a franqueza que Orla Gartland colocou em seus versos, me lembrando ligeiramente o estilo de composição da Alessia Cara. Similar aos trabalhos da canadense, Woman on the Internet é uma jornada que fala sobre essa conturbada transição entre a adolescência e a idade adulta, de tomarmos as rédeas da própria vida sem qualquer manual de ... read more
tokyolovehotel
82
Although this album does not present anything new and innovative, it is still very enjoyable to listen to.
marcotonho
75
EN: "Woman on the Internet" begins with a sensational track and ends with a superior track, leaving the rest of the album to be desired. The lyricism is quite smooth, and matches the feelings Orla wants to convey, however, the repetitive experimentation that takes place throughout Woman on the Internet is simply... decadent. However, the album is great pop, as well as not leaving indie pop aside. Although it is monotonous, certain passages are really reflective. Orla just doesn't seem ... read more
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Added on: June 9, 2021