- Summary: The fourth full-length album by Marina Diamand is the first with her shortened name (previously under Marina And The Diamonds) features a collaboration with Clean Bandit and Luis Fonsi.
- Record Label: Atlantic
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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May 2, 2019As the first offering of a new stage in her career, Love + Fear not only reveals its creator as newly hopeful, but it also gives hope that future efforts might be carved in a similar fashion. Marina's Electra heart still beats, it's just pumping smoother and with a confidence born from a renewed and mature perspective.
Apr 29, 2019Love is where the album falls short of delivering--containing most of the pre-release singles and the mainstream Clean Bandit collaboration ‘Baby’--there are few moments where it feels like the signature Marina. ... The Fear half of the album is riddled with concern and confusion about life itself and the darker emotions that come with it. Opener ‘Believe In Love’ sits near the top of Marina’s most captivating songs.
Apr 29, 2019‘True’ is the only real misstep on the record’s first half: a preachy self-love anthem that feels like it might’ve come together without Marina thinking how the lyrics sound when sang out loud, but it’s quickly passed over when ‘To Be Human’ arrives.
Apr 29, 2019Love is a pleasant although occasionally overly earnest capsule collection of pop sounds where Diamantis proves herself to be the master of the “brief pause... and gentle drop” technique. ... Her voice skitters across songs with a frostiness reminiscent of Madonna’s Ray of Light era, and sometimes it feels like a lecture being delivered into the mirror: everyone’s just like you, no one’s happy, enjoy your life.
Apr 29, 2019That Marina--the lyricist who wasn’t afraid to detail the taste of toothpaste on a lover’s tongue, the vocalist who wasn’t afraid to punctuate a sentence with a feral shriek--has gone missing. The temptation of safe is undeniable, but mononyms are earned by embracing risk.
Q MagazineMay 14, 2019There are suggestions of better directions not taken. [Jul 2019, p.113]
Sep 3, 2019Marina é uma das minhas artistas favoritas e tê-la lançando um novo álbum, totalmente diferente dos outros e representando um nova fase, éMarina é uma das minhas artistas favoritas e tê-la lançando um novo álbum, totalmente diferente dos outros e representando um nova fase, é incrível!
Love + Fear é um dos poucos álbuns que eu acho que são belamente construídos do início ao fim, onde cada música se destaca por um ritmo e extras suaves e diretas. Amo Orange Trees, Enjoy Your Life, Karma mas pra mim o destaque fica pra Believe in Love, minha favorita! Amei Love + Fear, um do melhores álbuns desse ano!!… Expand
Apr 29, 2019Marina is finally back after a 4 year hiatus! Love + Fear shows her evolution as an artist transitioning from a more laid back production to aMarina is finally back after a 4 year hiatus! Love + Fear shows her evolution as an artist transitioning from a more laid back production to a full modern day production pop record. Songs like “Soft to be strong” “To be human” and “Too Afraid” show the raw emotions that MARINA has always delivered off her previous records. The record is fun playful and fresh.… Expand
Apr 29, 2019Love + Fear is good a cohesive album, but it suffer from a lack of diversity, honestly I expected more from the lyrical content, every wordLove + Fear is good a cohesive album, but it suffer from a lack of diversity, honestly I expected more from the lyrical content, every word sound corny and cliché. I'm a big marina fan, but after all i can say that is a good album, I only need to hear it more… Expand
Apr 30, 2019This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Through 'Love+Fear' Marina tries to tell us a catharsis storyline, lyrically it's a really well done album but it feels flat when it comes to sound and production.… Expand
Oct 23, 2021This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Volvemos a lo mismo con Marina parece hacer el mismo juego una y otra vez necesita despertar y abrir los ojos y reinventarse… Expand
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