- Summary: The debut full-length studio release for the Japanese-British pop artist features production from Clarence Clarity, Nate Company, Bram Inscore, and Nicole Morier.
- Record Label: Dirty Hit
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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Positive: 14 out of 14
Mixed: 0 out of 14
Negative: 0 out of 14
Q MagazineApr 15, 2020Perspicacious and personal, cool and colossally enjoyable, Sawayama is both a triumph over trauma and a paean to the power of effervescent pop in practically all its forms. [Jun 2020, p.98]
Apr 30, 2020The album is a complicated picture of Swayama’s past, present, and future. It is rare to see a debut album with such a fully realized voice and vision behind it. What’s more, she exorcises her personal demons amid some of the year’s best dancefloor-filling pop.
Apr 22, 2020WOW....blown away!
Recently I've been listening to all the top rated albums as per Metacritic and roughly 92% of them have been trulyWOW....blown away!
Recently I've been listening to all the top rated albums as per Metacritic and roughly 92% of them have been truly woeful. No flow, proper singing, talent or anything redeeming.
I can honestly say this album is a breath of fresh air, I've never heard of Rina before but wow this girl can sing. Great tunes, catchy, fresh and different all at the same time.
Highly recommend this.......124 out of 10 on the 'You should listen to this now' scale!
*Edit* I've listened to this none stop since writing the review and it's got even better, increased to a 10. Nuff said… Expand
Apr 20, 2020This is one of the best pop albums of all time. There's a lot of people who are coming to claim the title of 'pop music saviour' but thatThis is one of the best pop albums of all time. There's a lot of people who are coming to claim the title of 'pop music saviour' but that person really is Rina Sawayama. Nobody else manages to infuse pop music and politics the way she does, and this is what we need our pop music to do: we need it to say something. Finally, the saviour has arrived!… Expand
Apr 17, 2020From the rock starts of Dynasty to the end of the night Club feels of Snakeskin, Rina Sawayama provides a cohesive narrative, explored throughFrom the rock starts of Dynasty to the end of the night Club feels of Snakeskin, Rina Sawayama provides a cohesive narrative, explored through multiple genres, like snippets of the times they reflect. A grand studio debut.… Expand
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