Step 2: A Different Kind of Human Image
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  • Summary: The third full-length release for Norwegian electronic pop artist is the follow-up to 2018's Step 1: Infections of a Different Kind.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. 90
    It is an album as confident as its predecessor and just as able to deliver upon it. It is Aksnes’ finest release to date and guarantees the essentiality of her artistic duologue.
  2. Jun 10, 2019
    80
    It is pop music for the future – unpredictable, forceful, winsome and primal in equal measure. As long as Aurora is allowed to keep her eyes wide open, the sky really is the limit for this powerful creative force.
  3. Jun 7, 2019
    80
    This is a curious, wilfully inventive album that deserves wider attention.
  4. 80
    The album shines with crisp production, a dynamic of extremes and Aurora’s unflinchingly confident performance and message.
  5. Jun 7, 2019
    70
    While uneven, it's an album that sticks, both for its theatrical melodies and uncommon benevolence.
  6. Jun 14, 2019
    70
    Even as the production’s impact dips in the midst of playtime, when the final note of ‘The Seed’ plays what’s left in one’s memory is only the good, and for that Aurora’s latest album succeeds.
  7. 60
    There’s a focus on tribal percussion and a multitude of vocal techniques you don’t expect on a pop album: folky vocables, angular melodies, overdubbing, a male choir. This is more enthralling on some tracks than others.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. Jun 17, 2019
    10
    La cantante mejoró notablemente el uso de sus armonías, de su canto y la creación de sus letras. Se puede apreciar como siendo la creadoraLa cantante mejoró notablemente el uso de sus armonías, de su canto y la creación de sus letras. Se puede apreciar como siendo la creadora principal del álbum (Hablando en base a productores y escritores) no dejó de sorprendernos.

    Sin duda alguna Aurora merece un 10 de 10.
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  2. Jun 8, 2019
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. O jeito doce que Aurora trata sobre as infecções da vida é simplesmente lindo. A narrativa do álbum é bastante poética, muita musicalidade, letras fortes e ao mesmo tempo delicadas, e uma história de vida após a morte ao decorrer do álbum, incluindo a invenção de uma linguagem própria. A Different Kind Of Human é extremamente original e tem a essência da compositora. Expand
  3. Jun 7, 2019
    10
    Aurora outdid herself, experimented a lot and it turned out to be great. She is such a great songwriter and producer too
  4. Jun 10, 2019
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This is real music. This is ART! This woman is gonna be the music savior. That lyrics, melody, production, the voice, the sounds, the rythm. All fits in perfection. Expand
  5. Jun 7, 2019
    9
    The river 8/10
    Animal 9/10
    Dance on the moon 9/10 Daydreamer 8/10 Hunger 9/10 Soulless creatures 10/10d In bottles 8/10 A different kind of
    The river 8/10
    Animal 9/10
    Dance on the moon 9/10
    Daydreamer 8/10
    Hunger 9/10
    Soulless creatures 10/10d
    In bottles 8/10
    A different kind of human 10/10
    Apple tree 10/10
    The seed 10/10
    Mothership 10/10
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  6. Jun 10, 2019
    8
    It's something really different, it's all a journey.
    And the rate for every track would be:
    The River 9/10 Animal 9/10 Dance On The Moon
    It's something really different, it's all a journey.
    And the rate for every track would be:

    The River 9/10
    Animal 9/10
    Dance On The Moon 8/10
    Daydreamer 10/10
    Hunger 9/10
    Soulless Creatures 7/10
    In Bottles 7/10
    A Different Kind Of Human 8/10
    Appple Tree 7/10
    The Seed 10/10
    Mothership 8/10
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  7. Jun 11, 2019
    6
    I really love her voice and her style, however a lot of the album sounds really similar to her previous work, both steps sound like they wereI really love her voice and her style, however a lot of the album sounds really similar to her previous work, both steps sound like they were detached from Queendom, really looking for what she can experiment with her unique style. Expand

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