Annie - Anniemal
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2004 Ratings: #32 / 395
User Score
Based on 99 ratings
2004 Ratings: #39
Liked by 2 people
September 28, 2004 / Release Date
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679 / Label
Electropop / Genres
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Looking for a new favorite pop album? Anniemal is a 2000s goldmine of melancholic dance bops for the next dance party alone in your room, even if the cover looks a little like a Myspace profile pic.

Annie began recording these songs in 1999 with her partner Tore Kroknes. When he passed away in 2001, she didn't think that she wanted to complete the album and stopped recording altogether. Luckily, she partnered with her Norse buddy Röyksopp to complete the tracks, only recording the songs ... read more
I’m sure, that «Anniemal» is the best pop-album of the last decade. Most of all I was shocked by the fact that the album was released in 2004, it is so ahead of its time that it sounds better now than all new pop music! We need you back, Annie!
Fresh with melodies, empowering on its lyrics: Annie delivered one of the most powerful pop records of the past decade
"Heartbeat" is a flawless pop song.
Once called horse shit by the Pitchfork website in a Robyn comparison, the artistry and grooving facets of Anniemal are consistent extrusions between pretty elegant productions to bingeable songwriting. There are generous moments of feeling party-dancing without moving any furniture, the listening creates a special fragmented gap in our heads, always conscientious of its own fun and space-timing. By the way, on 'Always Too Late' Annie improves her own epic moves on writing, with the helping ... read more
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Year End Lists

#5/Slant Magazine
#39/Rolling Stone

Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Chewing Gum 
  3. Always Too Late
  4. Me Plus One
  5. Heartbeat
  6. Helpless Fool For Love
  7. Anniemal
  8. No Easy Love
  9. Happy Without You
  10. Greatest Hit
  11. Come Together
  12. My Best Friend

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