Seinabo Sey - Pretend
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Based on 7 reviews
2015 Ratings: #456 / 771
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Based on 14 ratings
October 23, 2015 / Release Date
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lukassantiago3
74
Seinabo Sey's voice is powerful and hypnotizing and the personification of her performance at first sign could like perfect on this album. But, "Pretend' isn't. The album flows amazingly in some aspects but the major flaw is in the production - looks too much sometimes. Of course, has the aura of good pop album but the repetition of acts may look now a kind of lackness of artistic personality. She has to keep searching not for voice in the music but a aspect strong enough to creat her own ... read more
65
"Younger" and "Hard Time" could give us wrong view about Sey debut. Full LP is much worse - part Adele-ish, part soultronica, 100% nothing new, nothing special.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#31/Popjustice
#42/Variance
#45/SPIN

MISC LISTS

#8/SPIN (Pop)

Track List

  1. Younger
  2. Pretend
  3. Poetic
  4. Hard Time
  5. Easy
  6. Words
  7. Sorry
  8. Who
  9. Still
  10. You
  11. Ruin
  12. Burial
  13. Pistols At Dawn
  14. River
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