The Observer: Kitty Empire's Best Pop and Rock of 2019

The Observer: Kitty Empire's Best Pop and Rock of 2019

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10.

December 13, 2019
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

9.

April 26, 2019
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

As previously, the rest of the record repays deep investment, as Harding’s pauses and supporting instrumental actors are often as significant as what’s going on up top, all creating a sense of tensile beauty as certain as physics but impossible to pin down.

8.

June 14, 2019
Critic Score
83
21 reviews

Callahan’s gnomic half-smile and his ability to pull the rug out under certainties remain.

7.

September 20, 2019
Critic Score
83
20 reviews

6.

September 13, 2019
Critic Score
79
29 reviews

It is, hands down, the best iteration of XCX yet, the one where Aitchison’s pop capabilities line up most persuasively with her avant garde ear.

5.

April 5, 2019
Critic Score
87
30 reviews

Ultimately, it is Titanic Rising’s fusion of ancient and contemporary, 70s singer-songwriter tropes and electronic burbles, that convinces; the beauty Weyes Blood offers has its eyes wide open.

4.

April 19, 2019
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

Colourful, positive and shamelessly retro, US singer and rapper Melissa Jefferson’s third album is the biggest, most focused set of her career thus far.

3.

May 3, 2019
Critic Score
79
41 reviews

It’s an album that exudes warmth and no little sonic familiarity, while reflecting what is a radically altered set-up.

2.

June 28, 2019
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

1.

October 4, 2019
Critic Score
93
34 reviews

In the first album wholly written since the death of his son, Cave reaches an extraordinary, sad and beautiful artistic evolution.

Original Source: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/dec/30/kitty-empire-best-rock-pop-2019
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