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dltzk - Frailty
dltzk
Frailty
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Nov 14

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Oct 3, 2021
- Empress Of: Me - I listened to her latest album when it was out & I have to say I wasn't really impressed so I never really bothered checking out her earlier stuff. This debut album was nice, it has some cool experimentations going on with the production & it's definitely stronger than her latest album but I think I'll need a few more listens with this one.

- Guppy - I saw this album cover & liked it when it was released. It's a really energetic & fun album but I don't really like the combination of noise pop when it's not dreamy or catchy enough.

- Beyond the Fleeting Gales - Similar problem I had with Guppy. Songs weren't dreamy or catchy enough. But I did like the lighter tracks like 'Well & Spring". Will need more listens for both albums.

- NAO: For All We Know - Listened to this many years ago & it's a nice R&B record. I just feel her voice can sometimes be a little too much when you're playing her songs back to back. But the voice is factor on what makes this album unique.
Oct 3, 2021
Ok, so here are my thoughts on your recommendations - I still have a few to go through and will be going to!

- Amaarae: The Angel You Don't Know - Love the chill vibe of the album and her weird voice

- both Alvvays albums - I actually listened to them many years ago but never really replayed them that much. After your suggestions, I relistened to their latest album and I have to say the first 3 tracks are definitely really really good alt rock/pop songs. The rest of the songs don't match the same highs as the first 3 tracks but they're still nice.

- School of Seven Bells: Ghostory - This one was my favourite recommendation by far mainly because of the genre/dreamy sound. Kinda reminds me of Bat For Lashes. I will still need to re-listen and expore this album and their discography more in depth

- Melody's Echo Chamber: Bon Voyage - LOVE her visuals and cover. And again, I like the dreamy alt pop she has going on and her airy voice. She's definitely on my radar now.
Sep 24, 2021
Wow thank you so much for thew suggestions, will be running through each and every one of them! I'll let you know how it goes after i'm done listening!
Sep 22, 2021
Hi! Your taste is impeccable and you've listened to SO MUCH pop music! So I just wanted to ask , what are 5 -10 elesser known pop albums with very beautiful/dreamy or catchy melodies?

Some mainstream examples I could give you include Born To Die by Lana, Future Nostalgia by Dua, Clarity by Kim Petras or Tinashe's Aquarius.

Some more indie examples could include Nicole Dollangangers Natural Born Losers, Rosie Diamonds Daisy, say Lou Lou's lucid dreaming, wet's don't you or laye's lonesome.

Basically any album with very gorgeous melodies, dreamy, catchy or what not.

Thank you soooo much!! Can't wait for your suggestions!! 😍😍
Sep 18, 2021
ma'am, how do you resist the temptation to write reviews-
Sep 1, 2021
@alicore thank u!!
Aug 31, 2021
Please, re-add happier than ever's single!
Aug 27, 2021
Alicore, have you listened to Indigo de Souza’s new album? And if so, what did you think?
Aug 26, 2021
Holy shit. Reading your reply made me catch that I used the wrong word. I was looking for something along the lines of 'master' instead of 'exemplify'. Sorry for that confusion. Completely ignore that part.

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