Anna of the North - Lovers
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2017 Ratings: #411 / 668
User Score
Based on 43 ratings
2017 Ratings: #252
September 8, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Honeymoon, +1 / Label
Synthpop / Genres
Your Review


The Line of Best Fit

There are a few moments that miss their mark ... but for the most part, Lovers is a slick, listenable debut with a strong sense of direction and poise.


A punchy album full of synth-pop tunes that drive the record forward right to the very last bar.

The Skinny

Lovers may be a break-up album, but it’s one full of optimism, and more than a few catchy pop choruses.

The 405

Lovers is an album for all those who have either lost a lover, long for one, or simply find the subject far too complicated to understand.

Loud and Quiet

Anna of the North may not be shy about the source material, blending your parents’ slow dance tunes and your younger sibling’s weekly chart obsessions, but the result is undeniable: anachronistic pop bliss, with definite, gleeful emphasis on pop.

Drowned in Sound

The fact is that Lovers is an almost unremarkable debut, except for the fact that it hits every target set for itself with clinical accuracy.

Dec 11, 2017
Fav tracks: Moving On, Lovers, Always, Feels, Baby, All I Want
Nov 14, 2017
With the nostalgic party feel of the sound mixed with starkly confessional lyrics, the album almost symbolises the feeling of having to put on a brave face in front of friends on a night out while trying to hide the subtext of heartbreak. It’s a nice listen, one that people suffering from heartbreak can relate to without being forced completely into a state of despair by overly miserable melodies, but also one that can be enjoyed even with a fully intact heart. For anyone who enjoys the ... read more
Sep 23, 2017
So much electronica chill-lounge sweetness that one can take, with the vocals enhancing the whole experience...
Sep 19, 2017
Very good songs, good voice. Every Song can be a Top 10 Hit. Best Songs are Lovers and Fire.
Sep 15, 2017
Favs: Lovers and Fire.
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Added on: June 1, 2017