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Ed Sheeran - +
Ed Sheeran
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70
Oct 12

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ThatOtherGuy -
67
So this is Everyday Life's more commercial, mainstream counterpart. How is it? Will it have the same quality as A Head Full of Dreams?

The album has a planet emoji intro that builds up to 'Higher Power'. While I wasn't expecting the intro to end suddenly, it does its job well enough. 'Humankind' is actually surprising as it takes on a more dance-rock base, something pretty rare for Coldplay. 'People of the Pride' is more anthemic, not what I expected from this album, 'Human Heart' is a quite ... read more
ThatOtherGuy -
87
If Dirty Mind was where Prince had started to become Prince, Controversy was where he would refine his sound and polish it a bit more. The bluntly sexual lyrics are still there ('Jack U Off', anyone?), but there is an angrier edge to this album. Dirty Mind's closing track more or less served as a foreshadowing device for what would follow. A slew of political songs like 'Ronnie, Talk to Russia' and the starkly experimental 'Annie Christian', self-deprecating songs like the title track, balanced ... read more
ThatOtherGuy -
70
10 years ago, before Ed Sheeran became the 21st century Phil Collins, he was an average singer-songwriter on the come-up, carrying his guitar wherever he went.

+ is where Ed laid down his initial musical groundwork of music that was mentally folk, smoothed out on the hip hop tip with a pop feel appeal to it. Despite what one might say about him, I believe he's at his best when he plays acoustic ballads or something similarly stripped-down. This is why 'The A Team' has aged well and remains a ... read more
ThatOtherGuy -
72
I still wasn't impressed by Higher Power and BTS' recent singles haven't been cutting it for me, so I wasn't expecting much here. Needless to say, I am surprised by this one. It sounds like it could be done by either band/group as a solo effort, fitting for both of them.
ThatOtherGuy -
93
Can't believe this banger is a decade old. Just one of those songs that you could vibe to and not give a fuck about anything. All of a sudden, I'm 13 again.

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May 19, 2021
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Feb 9, 2021
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Nov 1, 2020
Hi, I just released my new Ep Yūgen (幽玄) It is made in ambient style so if you like this kind of music you can give it a chance if you want. I would be very happy to hear what are your thoughts about this record. Simple rating would be great too!! Thank you and sorry for bothering ^.^

Here is a link to Ep: https://soundcloud.com/hubert-dobrych-op/sets/y-gen
Oct 8, 2020
Hey I've been looking at you're page and you have a lot of Loona reviews. I've been trying to get into their music more and i was just wondering, out of their solo albums which ones do you recommend the most?
Aug 11, 2020
Love your succinct review style! They give me a hint about whether the album is up my alley!!

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90-99
 
16

80-89
 
40

70-79
 
71

60-69
 
34

50-59
 
9

40-49
 
6

30-39
 
4

20-29
 
4

10-19
 
2

0-9
 
6

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