Beach House - 7
Beach House
7
100
Sep 10

Recent Reviews

Jun 5, 2020
stevenmeli -
83
Their most consistent and most realised project to date. This album contains 10 undeniably catchy songs and although they do not sound as glossy as the artwork illustrates it to be, these songs are the poppiest the band has ever released. This move is genuine; it doesn't sound forced in anyway, the band sounds comfortable here as they stay true to their sound and what made them tick in the first place. The extra polishing evident on "The Prettiest Curse", only does these songs ... read more
May 10, 2020
stevenmeli -
91
A masterpiece. This is an album that MUST be listened if you enjoy music that's got the power to transport you to some faraway place, music that's so deep that you can fully submerge yourself in. With "Warnings" I Break Horses shatter the notion that electronic music is cold or lifeless. This album is the opposite of that, as it grabs you from the very first moments, moreover, lyrically I can relate with all of these songs and I haven't even mentioned Maria Linden's dreamy but ... read more
Apr 3, 2020
stevenmeli -
85
I remember discovering Empress Of way back in 2015, with her debut "Me" and its run of excellent singles that made me an instant fan. I never really got into its follow up album "Us", but there was still a lot of potential in there, which was highlighted by the single "When I'm With Him". While I wasn't really anticipating this album, I was always going to be intrigued to listen to an Empress Of album and this hit me with surprise. Although it contains a few mellow ... read more
Oct 19, 2019
stevenmeli -
90
Few artists captivate me with their voice as much as Caroline Polachek does. Here, I was totally blown away by how much in control she is of her voice, which transcends "Pang" to another level. I feel like the central pair of songs "Insomnia" and "Ocean of Tears" act as the fulcrum of this record, the former is very minimal and on it, Caroline Polachek provides one of her stand-out performances meanwhile the latter is its counterpart, very dramatic, very much fully ... read more
Apr 26, 2019
stevenmeli -
100
This is it!! There isn't much to add to what has been said already... This song along side its video left me gasping for air... I played it at least 7 times in a row yesterday! SOTY contender without any doubt!
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
5

80-89
 
3

70-79
 

60-69
 

50-59
 

40-49
 

30-39
 

20-29
 

10-19
 

0-9
 

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