- Record Label: Local Action
- Release Date: Jan 25, 2019
- Artist(s): Dawn Richard
- Summary: The fifth full-length solo release for Dawn Richard was influenced by her hometown of New Orleans and features contributions from Cole M.G.N, Hudson Mohawke and Kaveh Rastegar.
- Record Label: Local Action
- Genre(s): R&B, Alternative R&B, Left-Field Pop
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Positive: 7 out of 7
Mixed: 0 out of 7
Negative: 0 out of 7
Jan 28, 2019The individual tracks on the record ebb and flow into each other. The conversational transitions only add to the album's gestalt.
Jan 28, 2019The label-defiant marvel again switches up her supporting co-producers and cooks up another half-hour of authoritative progressive pop.
Q MagazineFeb 4, 2019A new fraught kind of soul music. [Mar 2019, p.115]
Jan 28, 2019Adventurous but never abstruse, New Breed sounds effortless, as though transforming yourself from a manufactured pop star into a unique artist is the easiest thing in the world.
Jan 28, 2019It sounds contemporary and creative, lush without being overproduced, but nowhere could you pick out the fingerprints of, say, Hudson Mohawke. It's all Richard, sounding tighter, stronger and more assured than ever.
Jan 29, 2019Without any obligations to an overarching concept this time around, it stands as her most direct effort yet.
Jan 28, 2019As a sincere love letter to NOLA, new breed certainly succeeds. But as a further example of the kind of musically adventurous statement that Richard has already proven she’s capable of, it falls just shy.
Positive: 2 out of 2
Mixed: 0 out of 2
Negative: 0 out of 2
Jan 29, 2019An ode to her city New Orleans and a promise made to fan who wanted a former version of Richard. The album embodied the Swagger of Blackheart,An ode to her city New Orleans and a promise made to fan who wanted a former version of Richard. The album embodied the Swagger of Blackheart, Vocal ability of Goldenheart with sprinkles of A Tell Tale Heart Mixtape and Armor On - EP. Dawn found the balance in what makes her great.… Expand
Feb 8, 2019A very good album... Dawn has her own style and everything she comes out is cool. She is very creative and talented.
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