LZGray

LZ: Exploring Portishead
(LZGray)

Orlando, FL

Best of 2021

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LZGray -
90
Wow, I'm just floored. I was excited for this album, but I didn't think it could top Strange Trails. It just might have. The lore of the band continues, this time taking vintage country, folk and rockabilly flavors of the woods to the city, telling the story of the ghosts of the living, the love lost not from the powers of Death but from the powers of Life, controlled by nature and will rather than Fate. The production is flowery, with ornate string arrangements and comforting twang, and Ben's ... read more

Recent Reviews

LZGray -
NR
YES! A hard rock sound from Sean where they actually write a compelling chorus, melody, and the tuning syncs with the vocal melodies. If this is the lead single to a new project with a similar sound to this, it could be their best in my opinion.
LZGray -
NR
Yeah this is really cool! Definitely not as gripping or memorable as anything off of IGOR, but I feel like this would make a really fun transitional moment in an interesting concept album, we'll see how well it plays in the context of the album.
LZGray -
NR
My least favorite of the three singles, but this still really interesting, weird, and insanely charismatic that definitely sees Simz stepping out of her comfort zone and into a spacious, atmospheric cloud rap direction that honestly works better than it has any right to. This seems like it'll be a controversial single, but I'm enjoying it and I'm still excited for the album.
LZGray -
60
Sonically, this is bliss. Noisy, cathartic, and disorientingly sweet. Vocally and writing-wise, it's nothing much to write home about.
LZGray -
NR
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO SHE'S BACK BABYYYYYYYYYYYY

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
67

80-89
 
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70-79
 
235

60-69
 
200

50-59
 
106

40-49
 
41

30-39
 
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20-29
 
8

10-19
 
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0-9
 
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