Harry's House

Harry Styles - Harry's House
Critic Score
Based on 20 reviews
2022 Ratings: #119 / 330
User Score
Based on 901 ratings
2022 Ratings: #289
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Dork
As it’s released into the world, these songs are yours to sing to, dance to, cry to, laugh to. It’s yours to travel to, to make a home to, to do “whatever you want” to. This isn’t just Harry’s home anymore; it’s ours.
91
Entertainment Weekly
The singer is ready to let listeners into his home — or rather, his 13-song representation of it.
90
American Songwriter

It sounds like Styles is recounting a series of romantic affairs to a friend. It’s intimate but relatable; complex but easy to listen to. Harry’s House is a summertime fling that, thankfully, seems like it will stick around for quite a while.

80
Rolling Stone
Harry Styles delivers sleek, heartfelt pop pleasures on his great third album.
80
The Guardian
Styles coos canny – though perhaps not especially deep – lyrics over 70s guitar and 80s hooks on a mature third album where every song feels like a single.
80
Evening Standard
Styles balances hit-making with sly experimentation - and just enough lyrical ambiguity to keep fans talking.
80
DIY
While with one hand he’s exploring vivid lyrical micro-vignettes, he’s still obfuscating with the other.
80
The Telegraph
Nods to A-ha and Prince are scattered through this gorgeously gooey album that'll have listeners thinking it was written for their ears only.
80
The Independent
As ‘Harry’s House’ flings open the doors of its party garage, Styles navigates this confusing emotional territory with a funk shuffle and future soul panache worthy of the Purple One himself.
80
NME
The former One Directioner has described this record as his “biggest and the most fun, but by far the most intimate”. It's also his best yet.
80
Clash
A body of work that will bring more comfort to longtime fans of his like a big fat hug around the middle, it’s packed with enough pop chops to rattle stadium floors, and dominate the kitchen radios of the casual listener for a while to come yet.
80
Paste

Harry Styles is a musician for all seasons, and his third album, Harry’s House, is proof of the chameleonic way in which the former boybander so effortlessly traverses genres, feelings and states of mind we all know too well.

80
musicOMH
A big deal on every level, his third solo album is a heavyweight pop release that feels understated and lightweight.
80
The Observer
An accomplished follow-up to his Grammy winner, this is a light-footed strut around sex, drugs and fine wine.
72
Pitchfork
Harry Styles’ melodious third solo album sometimes lacks substance, but style always abounds.
70
The Line of Best Fit

Harry’s House is a good album because it doesn’t care if you think so. It's not trying to appease the male critics chained to the altar of classic rock, and it isn’t showering you in glitter and hauling you onto the dance floor (even though you are still cordially invited).

70
Gigwise
As each track builds the score for a new scene or chapter in a story of several kinds of love, moving between big boisterous declarations into small moments, every second gains the same hefty romanticism.
60
Slant Magazine
The album sees Styles growing comfortable enough within the pop idiom that he inhabits to push against it—but only ever so slightly.
60
The Arts Desk
What sets the album apart are the lyrics which are quirky, specific and often interesting.
52
Sputnikmusic

Ultimately, Harry's House is festival music that is otherwise best enjoyed as perfectly enjoyable background noise in a coffee shop.

MattsReviews
60

Twitter made you rate it a 100, but Harry is not your savior

DERIVATIVE. BLAND. UNINTERESTING. Harry Styles has lost all style in this album. Beforehand, Harry made very solid pop music for the masses that I seriously thought had quality and potential. Singer-songwriter cuts like 'Sign of the Times', showed real promise. But with 'Harry's House', I feel like all of the promise that was once shown has kinda faded away. Everything I found interesting about Harry's solo debut, seemingly is ... read more

BradTasteMusic
40

Who the fuck was in charge of the mixing here?

Oh, that's right, the same guy who mixes Maroon 5 is mixing large rock crescendos

It's not like the writing is any better though. Take Boyfriends for example. Harry Styles takes it upon himself to mansplain what abusers are to women.

But besides that, the album is alright. Some bops here and there, and a decent ... read more

charcoal
60

This album is so interesting because it’s just good and that is it. It’s consistently fine but it’s literally just that. It never soars into greatness and doesn’t really have a bad moment, it’s just passable okay music.

6/10

evylC
60

Does the job, can’t say much more

Mixing is a little weird. Music itself is fine. Won’t be returning to this too much, especially since I dislike As It Was and it’s supposed to be the big hit. If you enjoy it though, I get it!

peachyibby
68

Nothing unforgettable here. Satellite was the standout track for me.

Vrtuoso
50

harry styles is just ed sheeran with less on the nose production and slightly better songs

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Track List

1Music For a Sushi Restaurant
3:13
67
2Late Night Talking
2:57
74
3Grapejuice
3:11
66
4As It Was
2:47
79
5Daylight
2:44
68
6Little Freak
3:22
66
7Matilda
4:05
73
8Cinema
4:03
67
9Daydreaming
3:07
70
10Keep Driving
2:20
62
11Satellite
3:38
71
12Boyfriends
3:14
55
13Love Of My Life
3:11
66
Total Length: 41 minutes
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Added on: March 23, 2022