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Universal acclaim- based on 282 Ratings

  • Summary: The second full-length solo release for Caroline Polachek features guest appearances from Dido and Grimes.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Feb 17, 2023
    This album is littered with strangely beautiful imagery. ... Desire, I Want to Turn Into You is an exciting new milestone for Polachek.
  2. Feb 13, 2023
    Desire, I Want to Turn Into You is one of these future classics. ... Engaging at every turn and carefully calibrated to its point of view, it represents art pop hitting yet another dizzy apex.
  3. Feb 14, 2023
    It’s in her own vocal and musical versatility that Polachek can create a new map to discover, and the results are nothing short of thrilling.
  4. 90
    The desire she sought to turn into on the title track is fully realised in these mesmerising and wholly unique soundscapes.
  5. Feb 23, 2023
    A Carrollian multiverse of shapes, sounds and ideas that only becomes richer the longer you spend there. It might take some time, but it's endlessly rewarding.
  6. Feb 14, 2023
    Her phrases heave through a cycle of breathy registers, then crash into a wail of the song’s title. Those repetitions, moored by no predictable structure, are hypnotic, intoxicating, and the lyrics heighten the sense of time being distended. ... Desire avoids feeling derivative by crossing so many wires, drawing from a more adventurous time in pop and placing innately familiar elements in new contexts.
  7. 60
    It would be unfair to call the album a time capsule of present times, however chaotic those are, as it feels like the uneven collection might morph into something else when revisiting it next week.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 95 out of 104
  2. Negative: 7 out of 104
  1. May 2, 2023
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Caroline encontró otra manera de amarrarme a su nueva era, llena de buenas vibras y armonías perfectas en cada canción. Álbum del año para mí y para Charli xcx. Exitazo! Expand
  2. Feb 14, 2023
    caroline proves that anything is possible, even her making an album better than "pang"
  3. Feb 14, 2023
    Now this is how to do an album, no coments. Álbum do ano e álbum da carreira.
  4. Feb 24, 2023
    La máxima expresión de arte, estilo único, genialidad y fantasia... Caroline no decepciona y se sigue consolidando como una joya, unaLa máxima expresión de arte, estilo único, genialidad y fantasia... Caroline no decepciona y se sigue consolidando como una joya, una verdadera Indiva. Expand
  5. Feb 14, 2023
    Perfect sounds and vocals, the production is wonderfull. In a few years this album will be an inspiration for new artists for sure
  6. Aug 19, 2023
    This top 3 album of the year for me, just amazing. She never disappoints me
  7. May 30, 2023
    This is a very, very poor imitation of Imogen Heap.
    Do none of you ever listen to music older than a month and recognize plagiarism when you hear it?

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