A Moment Apart

Odesza - A Moment Apart
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Ratings: #623 / 721
User Score
Based on 48 ratings
2017 Ratings: #583
September 8, 2017 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

A Moment Apart finds the Seattle duo of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight putting forth their most ambitious material to date.

70
AllMusic

A Moment Apart is a further expansion of the ODESZA empire, and the duo's most ambitious, widescreen work yet.

60
Clash

At fifteen tracks, ‘A Moment Apart’ feels stretched, verging on indulgent given the lack of variety throughout the project ... While ‘A Moment Apart' has the foundations of a great album, ODESZA fall slightly short of the mark.

60
PopMatters

When the duo do hit their stride, they show a natural ability to write tight, late summer floor fillers, with a number of tunes set to pack out dance festivals for years to come.

58
Pitchfork
Squeezing genuine emotion out of this music is about as likely as finding comfort snuggling with one of Jeff Koons’ balloon-dog sculptures.
abdcorner
45
Ambition is nothing when the end result is formulaic and devoid of substance.
Z.Younk
39
Overproduced for my tastes. Predictable, standard fair for electropop, if you ask me borderline annoying.
100
impressive sounds, a beginning and an end almost magical, enigmatic and powerful!
JAM
62
"A Moment Apart" is ODESZA's most complete and diverse record to date. The first third of the album is my favorite set of tracks in their discography thus far. It best exemplifies their talents in making something lively and free while maintaining a sound that doesn't try to be too many things at once. Unfortunately, ODESZA doesn't follow through with this once you reach the middle third of the album. My biggest problem with the electro pop duo's previous release, "In ... read more
DukeEman
75
All things good with electronica chill-gazing music…
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. A Moment Apart
  3. Higher Ground (feat. Naomi Wild)
  4. Boy
  5. Line of Sight (feat. WYNNE & Mansionair)
  6. Late Night
  7. Across the Room (feat. Leon Bridges)
  8. Meridian
  9. Everything at Your Feet (feat. The Chamanas)
  10. Just a Memory (feat. Regina Spektor)
  11. Divide (feat. Kelsey Bulkin)
  12. Thin Floors and Tall Ceilings
  13. La Ciudad
  14. Falls (feat. Sasha Sloan)
  15. Show Me
  16. Corners of the Earth (feat. RY X)
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