Solange - True
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
User Score
Based on 105 ratings
2012 Ratings: #16
November 27, 2012 / Release Date
EP / Format
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R&B, Neo-Soul / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

91
A.V. Club

It’s the self-possession of lyrics like these, and Solange’s newfound love for sincere, catchy hooks, that make True the best work of her young career and one of most irresistible pop records of 2012.

80
NME

It showcases Solange’s experimentation at its best, but is only a prelude to a full album in 2013.

79
Paste

In the past, Solange dabbled with genres and moods like finger-paints; with True, she’s made some bold, inventive brushstrokes.

78
Pitchfork

True ... delivers on the fresh promise of "Losing You" and marks the sound of a singer hitting a graceful stride, in her own time and on her own terms.

60
Consequence of Sound

Solange delivers an EP stocked with promising parts slightly dashed by a burgeoning identity crisis.

JotaBrasil
80
Faça a seguinte mistura: pegue a Madonna dos anos oitenta, acrescente um pouco de Sade, Emeli Sandé, Erykah Badu, India.Arie e outras divas contemporâneas do R&B e soul. Misturou? Pense em um trabalho com toda essa mistura? Conseguiu chegar ao um resultado? E se eu te falar que já existe algo parecido com isso, você acredita? Esse trabalho chama-se True e é um EP lançado no finalzinho do ano passado. Contudo, quero que vocês fiquem mais ... read more
almi
85
Smooth soulish pop record with alot of retro vibes going on

Best: Lovers in the Parking Lot, Don’t Let Me Down
blackjesus
80
Losing You - 100
Some Things Never Seem to Fucking Work - 80
Locked in Closets - 88
Lovers in the Parking Lot - 84
Don't Let Me Down - 80
Look Good With Trouble - 81
Bad Girls - 100
Mrs.Sens
80
You can definitely see the indie music scene influence in this album. I think she made great choices. It is a cohesive compilation of songs, and appreciated her sound.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#17/Spinner
#30/Cokemachineglow

Track List

  1. Losing You 
  2. Some Things Never Seem to Fucking Work 
  3. Locked in Closets 
  4. Lovers in the Parking Lot 
  5. Don't Let Me Down 
  6. Look Good With Trouble 
  7. Bad Girls
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Added on: October 26, 2012