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StrawberryBlnd
81
Better than sex
MinatoArisato
75
Mitski's debut is a short and sweet showing of one of the most talented female vocalists of this decade. Her writing is very evocative and the simple production really helps set the atmosphere that Lush bathes in.

Best Track: Bag Of Bones
Worst Track: Eric
Valeron21
84
Awesome. Only Puberty 2 is more addictive (slightly).
Standouts:
"Brand New City", "Liquid Smooth", "Pearl Diver"
Insomnia
80
A very ambitious undertaking for a debut album, "Lush" is a grand, theatrical piece by Mitski, that's only 26 minutes long.

Even being such a short record, this manages to feel potent and imponent. All of the tracks on "Lush" showcase the Japanese singer swiping over simple piano driven instrumentation with her stunning, unique vocals.
Even if most of these songs don't reach the 3 minute mark, they feel like fully finished, compelling pieces that could easily have fitted in ... read more
getaroomyoufuck
80
30 ALBUMS FOR JUNE: DAY 8

This album functions as a fulcrum of sound. One end of delightfully icy ballads crushing the heart and swathing you in the abyssal surges of Mitskis broken heart. The other, a fiery blaze of rage and loathing complete with smashing snares and buzzing, teeth grinding guitars, atop of which Mitski lays bare her tortured singing and screaming

Unfortunately, I find the album indulges far more on the former idea far more than the latter, making the album feel one-note at ... read more
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Track List

  1. Liquid Smooth
  2. Eric
  3. Brand New City
  4. Real Men
  5. Wife
  6. Abbey
  7. Bag of Bones
  8. Door
  9. Pearl Diver
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Added on: May 17, 2016