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Taylor Swift - folklore
98
‘Folklore’ demonstrates Taylor Swift’s musical abilities to the max. This 8th entry is such a refreshing and captivating alternative piece of work with some beautiful melodies and songwriting. Swift really takes a huge step up even if it was risky. This feels like a project never to be forgotten and easily champions itself as the best album of the year. It’s simply a beautiful piece of fiction.

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BLACKPINK - BORN PINK
85
Pleasantly surprised with this. Their sound feels more refined compared to their debut album. It starts out a bit dry but from track 4 onwards, ‘Born Pink’ showcases Blackpink at their best. ‘Ready For Love’ kinda ruins it, I wish they had replaced it with a different song or simply just got rid of it entirely.

As an overall album, it’s fun, it’s a bit camp and the girls sound great (sound mixing has improved). They definitely have experimented more with new ... read more

Taylor Swift - Red (Taylor's Version)
96
She continues to get better each time and I don’t know how she does it…

Weirdly, I thought Fearless (Taylor’s Version) didn’t quite hit how I thought it would but this certainly exceeded my expectations.

The vault tracks are great. The songs we have heard are also perfectly remade BUT the vocals on 22 are a little off (I think it doesn’t have the same youthful feel the original had).

I just can’t wait for more albums remade, this is great.

Self Esteem - Prioritise Pleasure
30
i don’t even review albums on here anymore but i had to say something on this. WHY ARE CRITICS LOVING THIS??! the only song i like on here is ‘Fucking Wizardry’. The lyrics and songwriting is pretty awful overall though. The sound production is really really shit as well.
Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever
70
Billie Eilish is apparently ‘Happier Than Ever’ but it sure doesn’t seem like it.

For some reason, I was expecting a way bigger shift in tone from Eilish but that’s on me. Surprisingly, I hadn’t heard any of the singles from this album asides from ‘Your Power’ which is one of the songs that certainly remains a favourite.

The opening 3 songs felt lacklustre to me. As the album progressed, I did enjoy it more with tracks like ‘Oxytocin’ and ... read more

Dayglow - Harmony House
89
Dayglow weaves an excellent summer indie rock album that I personally feels even outshines his debut.

The 80s synths and catchy lyrics provide a good layer for each song.

Overall, it’s rich and is possibly one of the best albums this year!

BEST SONG: All of ‘em!

WORST SONG: None

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Hi, I’m finally returning to AOTY after a bit of a break. I’ll be reviewing Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish tonight! :)
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Hey ! I’m making a community list for the end of the world, and I would love for you to contribute.

Prompt:

“The surrounding buildings, in ruins. The remaining survivors, scrambling to find anything that remains. Fire flickers in the pitch-black, creating just a sliver of radiance. Miraculously, you find an old device that can play music. You can only play one album as the battery is nearly dead. Knowing that you have little time left, what is the one album that you choose to listen to as you watch the world crumble before your eyes?”

The album topic could discuss a disastrous time, its sound could fit the vibe of a post apocalyptic setting, or it could be one of your favorite albums that you would want to experience for the last time.

Please provide the artist, album, and an explanation as to why you chose that specific album.

Thank you for reading <3

Here’s the list:
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/loganchung/list/44721/the-world-is-endingbut-were-still-here-right/
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What is your favourite album to listen to when intoxicated (for a list)
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Great, congrats for your 100!!! thank you for the follow!
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Thank you for the follow! Glad to have found your page 💚
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the comment below is for chemtrails btw
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normally i don’t listen to album leaks but there’s a reason why i did for this. i’m quite busy next week with college work so i decided to listen to it now and i will probably make a review over the weekend as there is a lot to talk about.

i’m sorry lana fans, but i promise i’ll stream it at least twice once it’s officially out on spotify.

but here’s an early glimpse of my review:
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(to put those emojis in context i’m basically saying the album is good)
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Hi friend! Thanks for the follow! Let’s connect, what would you consider your favorite album of this year so far? 😁
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