Rosie Lowe - Control
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2016 Ratings: #238 / 879
User Score
Based on 38 ratings
2016 Ratings: #189
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February 19, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polydor / Label
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This is a near flawless record sounding both contemporary yet grounded by timeless themes we all can’t but love to relate to.

Loud and Quiet

You can take solace from these songs, letting your worries float off like flesh from your bones as you sink into their embrace.


A couple decent singles excepted, Control includes all of the tracks that preceded it, which date back to late 2013, but it's a steady, uniform set, all subtle yet stimulating ballads and downtempo grooves.

This album has grown on me a lot, I thought it was a bit too slow and samey at first but oh god I was wrong. I love the sexy and chill production in combination with the soft and vulnerable vocals and melodies.
I still prefer the more groovy YU but I love how this one is perfect for just chilling in rainy days.
Favorites: Human, Woman, I'll Be Gone, Right Thing, Nicole and Who's That Girl?.
Rosie Lowe's Control is between boring and beautiful. It's cohesive in all of its 11 tracks, but some of them feel redundant at some points, especially in the vocals, which are rich in emotion but tend to be tedious, it kinda reminds me of Lana Del Rey. However, the production is pretty great and fuses enough R&B and pop elements to stand out. But what really made me wonder if this was genius or not is that my favorite track was an interlude... that cannot be good. Anyway, I still liked ... read more
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Track List

  1. Run Run Run
  2. Who's That Girl?
  3. Worry Bout Us
  4. Control
  5. Woman
  6. Intrld
  7. So Human
  8. Nicole
  9. Right Thing
  10. I'll Be Gone
  11. For You
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Added on: February 15, 2016