AOTY 2019

Princess

ABRA - Princess
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
User Score
Based on 99 ratings
2016 Ratings: #148
July 15, 2016 / Release Date
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True Panther / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

84
Resident Advisor

As sharpened as Abra's attack is on Princess, her music remains defiantly DIY. There's a hazy atmosphere, like weed mixed with perfume.

78
Sputnikmusic

PRINCESS is slinky, percussive music that sounds like it was recorded in a gas station bathroom.

70
Spin

Ultimately even the production’s flaws end up complementary, accentuating ABRA’s deftness as a performer. PRINCESS buries her deep into its mix with enigmatic textures and voice-altering studio techniques that help its stream-of-conscious delivery best some of her freestyle predecessors.

62
Pitchfork

Behind the nostalgic tropes, there is a confident and self-possessed artist waiting to get out. But it’s a little hard to hear in the cramped space of a bedroom closet.

sourcherry24
90
One of the best EP's of the year.
sevenlives
82
Come 4 Me 80
Vegas 82
Crybaby 82
Big Boi (feat. Tommy Genesis) 80
Pull Up 82
Thinking of U 82
puzzlemoon
80
O 'PRINCESS' é uma experiência nostálgica e deliciosíssima. Usando e abusando de sintetizadores, batidas e uma constante sobreposição de vocais, a ABRA entrega um trabalho que além de experimental e independente, é uma demonstração de todo o seu talento e potencial. E com um estilo único que chamou a atenção dos críticos (uns até compraram o trabalho dela com o de grandes nomes da ... read more
Rosamullvad
80
One of the most original electronic pop ep's i've ever heard, although the first half is better than the second

best moment: 2:50 into CRYBABY, when you know whats gonna happen at 3:06
nize
67
Big Boi and Pull Up are big skippies for me, but Thinking of U and Vegas hold the score up.
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Track List

  1. Come 4 Me
  2. Vegas
  3. Crybaby
  4. Big Boi (feat. Tommy Genesis)
  5. Pull Up
  6. Thinking of U
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Added on: July 14, 2016