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Creation Image
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  • Summary: This is the fifth studio release for the New York-based sister duo of Allison and Catherine Pierce.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Q Magazine
    Dec 3, 2014
    80
    Creation is a tightly focused, instantly accessible and gloriously summery on the surface as its predecessor. [Jul 2014, p.114]
  2. Dec 3, 2014
    80
    The result is a top-drawer effort that establishes them as major players.
  3. 75
    As is so often the case with albums like Creation--records that find bands daring to tear up old moves and comfortable registers--the album only stalls when it lapses into familiarity.
  4. Dec 3, 2014
    60
    Ultimately, Creation does not add anything drastically different to The Pierces’ back catalogue. At its best, the pair’s fifth LP familiarises us once again with their pitch-perfect harmonies and tightly constructed, polished melodies.
  5. Mojo
    Dec 3, 2014
    60
    Long gone from Creation is the balancing act between country roots and pop ambition of their earlier albums, leaving a dense, darkly alluring pop where, if you listen closely, you might just hear a kitchen sink or two rattling in the background. [Jul 2014, p.93]
  6. 60
    Overall this record is much like its predecessor, 2011's You & I.
  7. Uncut
    Dec 3, 2014
    50
    There's a certain wonky charm to the title track, but elsewhere Creation is too clean and clearly aimed at a Radio 2 demographic to be much more than background noise. [Jul 2014, p.78]

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  1. Mar 28, 2018
    9
    Another great album by The Pierces! Lush melodies, good lyrics and outstanding harmonies.
  2. Nov 2, 2015
    6
    Not a bad album but gets repetitive time to time. It takes some time to distinguish each song. The vocals are quite good, though. DefinitelyNot a bad album but gets repetitive time to time. It takes some time to distinguish each song. The vocals are quite good, though. Definitely worth at least one listen. Expand