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  • Summary: The third and he third and final part of Röyksopp's Profound Mysteries trilogy features guest appearances from Astrid S., Alison Goldfrapp, Jamie Irrepressible, Pixx, Maurissa Rose, and Susanne Sundfør.
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  • Record Label: Dog Triumph
  • Genre(s): Electronic, Trip-Hop, Downtempo, Club/Dance, Downbeat, Euro-Dance, Ambient Breakbeat
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  1. Nov 18, 2022
    80
    It’s a brave band that unleashes such an extensive body of work. It’s lucky, then, that it’s all so eminently listenable.
  2. Nov 18, 2022
    70
    Standouts aside, Profound Mysteries III feels like the weakest link in this ambitious, year-long project which, while exciting to behold, probably could have been condensed into a one exceptional album.
  3. Uncut
    Nov 18, 2022
    70
    The best music here is more evocative of their own past triumphs like 2014's "Do It Again" EP with Robyn. [Jan 2023, p.25]
  4. Nov 18, 2022
    60
    Despite several standout moments that are worthy additions to Röyksopp’s illustrious catalog, Profound Mysteries III can, like its two predecessors, sometimes feel too indulgent for its own good.
  5. Nov 21, 2022
    60
    Profound Mysteries III is decidedly weirder and slower, allowing the band to explore the leftfield theatrics and grittiness intrinsic to the best side of their sound. Yet there are plenty of moments where bombastic pomp overshadows this restraint. ... All in all, a mixed bag.
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