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thisisabtlgrnd
NC, USA
Björk
Utopia
90
Dec 25

Recent Reviews

Dec 25, 2017
90
Her blood is in me
Her blood is an assault
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in the song
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in me
Yeah, her blood is in the walls

Yeah, no help still
Yeah, no help still
No help still
No help still
Dec 7, 2017
85
My 2017 metal aoty. Just pure madness.
Nov 22, 2017*
32
This is the most garbage project I've heard all year. I don't usually spend much time reviewing things I don't like, but this album really irritated me. Yeah, the production is fine, and Jaden's a technically adequate rapper (nothing special, but he can stay on beat fine). But with SO MANY pop rap projects coming out every dang week, is there really anything here on the musical front that will be memorable a month from now? Almost all of these beats are basically just mediocre Kanye rip-offs ... read more
Nov 21, 2017
67
I quite like the sound the Horrors came through with here; it's like a sort of industrial/goth rock/shoegaze hybrid. This sonic approach, in addition to the its vast, booming production, makes V a slight improvement on the lukewarm Luminous. It also stakes out a somewhat unique place in the 2017 rock landscape.

However, the Horrors are still lagging on the songwriting front to my ears. I've never thought they've been excellent songwriters, but on their best albums (like Primary Colours and ... read more
Nov 20, 2017*
90
Holy shit...

This has got to be one of my favorite Bjork albums. It's a lot to digest, but it's just so organic, so ALIVE sounding, with a bewildering mix of live and synthetic instrumentation. This is the kind of experience I expected when Bjork first announced she'd be working with Arca (Rabit also contributes to this one). I liked Vulnicura, sure, but, for all its fantastic songwriting and arrangements, it was a rather understated album for Bjork. It's beyond wonderful to hear her apply the ... read more
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
52

80-89
 
260

70-79
 
146

60-69
 
98

50-59
 
38

40-49
 
6

30-39
 
2

20-29
 

10-19
 

0-9
 


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