Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs

Chelsea Wolfe - Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2012 Ratings: #382 / 1118
User Score
Based on 131 ratings
2012 Rank: #126
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

At times reminiscent of the mercurial dreaminess of Cat Power's The Covers Record or the ghostly rawness of PJ Harvey's later work, Unknown Rooms is spare, gorgeous, and haunting, offering surprises for her established fans and likely winning her new ones in the process.

77
Pitchfork

On her the acoustic Unknown Rooms, Los Angeles musician Chelsea Wolfe attempts to reconnect with her folk roots, allowing a few sunrays to poke into the gothic sepulchre she built on 2011's Apokalypsis. But this isn't exactly her campfire record.

76
Beats Per Minute

On Unknown Rooms, Wolfe manages to keep the songs afloat by sheer force of will and an audacious drive to reclaim these song’s ancestors.

70
The Needle Drop
Darkened songstress Chelsea Wolfe tries her hand at crafting a set of acoustic songs on her latest release.
60
Q Magazine
Short, but thrillingly witchy and proof that Wolfe can command the quiet as well as she does the noise.
merduardo
90

Confesso que pouca coisa me chamou atenção antes de ouvir esse álbum. Na verdade, o termo "acoustic songs" no título me fez pensar que talvez eu devesse pular esse aqui. Que grande erro eu estaria cometendo, Unknown Rooms é uma obra de tirar o fôlego.

Fav tracks: Flatlands, The Way We Used To, Appalachia, Hyper Oz, Gold e Boyfriend
Least fav: Our Work Was Good

CheapandLethal
75

Decent

90

inovador e revolucionário? não. mas durante aquela meia hora cria ali pra você um lugar tão aconchegante tão reconfortante

Forgemaster
67

This album takes a very minimalistic approach, being only 32 minutes long, with the longest song being four minutes and twenty-two seconds and the shortest being thirty-two seconds. As the title implies, the album is completely acoustic, except for one tasteful use of a synthesizer in the final track (not including bonus tracks). This album is quite introspective and forces the listener to come to their own conclusions on how they feel. In the first track, the listener is asked if they want to ... read more

74

I neeeed more acoustic Chelsea Wolfe

CheapandLethal
75

Decent

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Track List

1Flatlands
4:00
94
2The Way We Used To
2:47
83
3Spinning Centers
3:09
88
4Appalachia
3:10
82
5I Died With You
0:32
73
6Boyfriend
3:51
85
7Our Work Was Good
1:53
73
8Hyper Oz
2:33
79
9Sunstorm
2:55
89
Total Length: 24 minutes
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Added on: November 16, 2012