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7rent -
90
I can't believe I let this one almost get away from me...

Parannoul, in all their anonymity and existentialist terrors, has achieved a historic feat in my opinion: a formidable and jaw-dropping album whose goals are to not make a mark on the music world or even find minor mainstream success. If not for the interview through RYM about the relative cult success of this project early this year, who the hell really knows what the goal/purpose of this album was to serve (other than a cathartic ... read more

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7rent -
80
Charming, endearing, brief, and a whole lot of heartache

FT: Pain, Passion, Just For Me, Noticed I Cried, Reason, All My Friends Know, Nineteen, Break It Off

LFT: Last Valentines
7rent -
85
Carried by two beasts, 'Infinite Josh' and 'Fewer Afraid', the new record from TWIABP feels like it could be both their magnum opus and swan-song. The first half of the album (9 of its 11 tracks) presents with a world of troubles and problems to navigate through, unsure of how to tackle it all, but by the end of its last half (Tracks 10 and 11), you're left feeling mostly empowered, stronger, and less afraid.

It's such an impressive feat and while a few spots in the beginning felt ... read more
7rent -
80
Definitely James Blake's most direct and unadventurous project to date, but supported by amazing singles, great songwriting, and stunning vocal performances, it is easily his most accessible and enjoyable.

Favorite Tracks: Famous Last Words, Life Is Not The Same, Coming Back, Funeral, Frozen, Say What You Will, Lost Angel Nights, Friends That Break Your Heart, If I'm Insecure

Least Favorite: Foot Forward
7rent -
90
This is fantastic, don't be a fucking hater
7rent -
85
Quickly, Quickly is moody, heartfelt white boy electronic bedroom music with jazzy/alternative R&B tendencies AND it's just too damn good not to miss out on.

Favorite Tracks: Phases, Come Visit Me, Interlude, Shee, Leave It, I Am Close to the River, Feel, Wy, Otto's Dance

Least Favorite: Everything is Different (To Me) .... if I had to choose one

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Sep 11, 2021
bruh
Sep 6, 2021
rent?
lrent??
irent?????
seven-rent??????
WHAT ARE YOU
Mar 7, 2021
Thanks for following!!!!
Feb 5, 2021
Honestly thanks! I'm so glad you decided to discuss to me about the album, I have a lot of respect for your reviews because of how clear your words are! Anyways, just thanks for spending the time to tell me more about one of your favourite albums :)!


And the shoutbox allows me to see it so hi! Again, thanks for replying.
Feb 4, 2021
Why do you believe who will cut our hair when we're gone is an 100? I'm genuinely curious since I love the record but never really feel it reached its full potential as an album.
Oct 26, 2020
hello friend, you have excellent taste
Oct 22, 2020
I'll definitely check it out, thank you so much.

About

21-year-old music fanatic + nursing student.

Rating Scale:

100: Quintessential
95: Musically Perfect
90: Amazing
85: Really Great
80: Great
75: Very Good
70: Good
65: Solid
60: Decent
55: Listenable
50: Indifferent
45: Meh
40: Not Good
35: Bad
30: Really Bad
25: Terrible
20: Horrendous
< 20: Unlistenable / Physically Pains Me to Listen to This...

~ ~ I rarely rate/review things below 50 ~ ~

"100" is basically a 95 but with an incredibly strong personal attachment.

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90-99
 
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80-89
 
316

70-79
 
399

60-69
 
242

50-59
 
112

40-49
 
31

30-39
 
10

20-29
 
7

10-19
 
4

0-9
 
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