AOTY 2021


Efterklang - Windflowers
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #331 / 682
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
Liked by 4 people
October 8, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
City Slang / Label
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super-soft Danish electro-pop outfit that always puts me in mind of M83. over the years I liked many of the singles from albums like Piramida and Magic Chairs but did not have the patience for the full albums. no lack of cohesion on their part but more a lack of attention span on mine. it's also hard for me to focus on something that seems so relentlessly positive. on the other hand, if you seek music with pathos that's also uplifting, you are likely to like this album. this style of music ... read more
Alien Arms - 4/5
Beautiful Eclipse - 3/5
Hold Me Close When You Can - 3/5
Lady of the Rocks - 3/5
Dragonfly - 4/5
Living Other Lives - 5/5 ❤
Mindless Center - 4/5
House on a Feather - 3/5
Åbent Sår (feat. The Field) - 4/5
Efterklang's new record is one that flows extremely well. It even flows so seamlessly that it can slide into the background. But whatever may be the case for the respective listener and the respective moment, "Windflowers" might just be the perfect autumnal album for fans of the unagitated but creative post rock sound the Danish band has adopted. It captures the melancholic aspects of fall while still being uplifting without coming across as cheesy at any point. That's why I'd go as ... read more
Best tracks: hold me close when you can. Alien arms
Disco con sonidos más pop, más agradables de escuhar, menos difíciles. No sé si es bueno o malo. El caso es que es un disco que suena bien, con un final electrónico de la mano de The Field. Merece la pena darle un oído.
Mejores temas: Living Other Lives, House on a Feather y Åbent Sår (feat. The Field).
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Added on: July 17, 2021