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  • Summary: The debut full-length release for the Norwegian pop artist was produced by Martin Sjølie, Odd Martin Skålnes, and Oscar Holter.
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Don't Kill My Vibe
You shut me down, you like the control You speak to me like I'm a child Try to hold it down, I know the answer I can't shake it off and you feel... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. 100
    Aside from being a near-perfect collection of belting pop, Sucker Punch also carries a message of triumphant grace: if you can try to be your own best friend and love yourself a little more, wonderful things will happen.
  2. These songs may well do that all on its own, and its certainly a marvellous cap on a two-year campaign that did just about everything right--but it’s also more than that. Sucker Punch is the story of a young adult whose tales of friendship, love and more aren’t just relatable because they’re supposed to be--they simply are.
  3. Q Magazine
    Mar 1, 2019
    80
    Overall, a promising, if risk-free start. [Apr 2019, p.116]
  4. Mar 7, 2019
    80
    Sucker Punch is a masterful debut from a promising talent unafraid to just be herself.
  5. Mar 11, 2019
    80
    It’s certainly an assured debut, impeccably written and produced in a way that captures the singer as both youthful and soulful. Her voice is light and airy, with her distinctive vowel sounds giving a fresh spin to even the simplest of lyrics.
  6. Mar 11, 2019
    70
    Blurring pop and folk, while singing with concise phrasing that feels jazz-schooled, she moves between genres with ease.
  7. Mar 8, 2019
    60
    [Business Dinners is] a moment of offbeat delight on an album otherwise characterised by earworm-centric efficiency--and the kind of gratifyingly idiosyncratic move a supposed pop renegade would benefit from making more often.

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  1. Mar 8, 2019
    10
    Sucker Punch, the debut album of Sigrid, winner of the BBC Sound of 2018, has finally arrived, and it's one of the most upbeat and anthemicSucker Punch, the debut album of Sigrid, winner of the BBC Sound of 2018, has finally arrived, and it's one of the most upbeat and anthemic Robyn-channeling albums this year has ever had. Unashamed of expressing vulnerability and imperfection, this is true pop material. No extravagance and over-the-top raunchiness necessary. Expand
  2. Mar 8, 2019
    10
    I was soo hyped for this album and i didn't dissapoint me, my favorite album of this year so far. It's a really creative and fun way to do popI was soo hyped for this album and i didn't dissapoint me, my favorite album of this year so far. It's a really creative and fun way to do pop and i just love it Expand
  3. Mar 8, 2019
    10
    She sings very well, has a personality of her own and is certainly the future of music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. Mar 19, 2019
    9
    A refrescância no som da Sigrid era tudo que a música pop estava precisando ultimamente. Há um pop puro sem o apoio em polêmicas, roupasA refrescância no som da Sigrid era tudo que a música pop estava precisando ultimamente. Há um pop puro sem o apoio em polêmicas, roupas extravagantes, performances super elaboradas... E a Sigrid faz ele muito bem. Um dos melhores discos do ano, até agora. Expand
  5. Mar 12, 2019
    8
    A pretty good debut album from Sigrid, Despite only releasing her first LP now and it featuring some tracks from her Don't Kill My Vibe EPA pretty good debut album from Sigrid, Despite only releasing her first LP now and it featuring some tracks from her Don't Kill My Vibe EP back in 2017, It doesn't change the fact that she is keeping on top of her hype and continuing to deliver is very respectable fashion.

    There are a few tracks to mention here many of which have been heard before such as standout songs like Sucker Punch, Strangers, Don't Feel Like Crying and Don't Kill My Vibe.
    Meanwhile, the tracks that are added on here, for the most part, don't feel like filler to simply make an album. Most notably In Vain a very stripped back love song that is captivating from the get-go and a superb performance from Sigrid to say the very least, perhaps my favorite on the entire album, or even her entire Discography to date.
    The only thing I have to mention is that Business Dinners doesn't do anything to the album that adds to it and found it to be nowhere near as good as the rest of the cuts on here and would've much rathered seen Plot Twist on here instead.

    Favourite Tracks:
    In Vain, Strangers, Don't Feel Like Crying
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  6. Mar 8, 2019
    8
    This album is true gold pop, Bublegum pop at all, Sigrid s deliver with her voice is so damn good, but the comercial production in some songs,This album is true gold pop, Bublegum pop at all, Sigrid s deliver with her voice is so damn good, but the comercial production in some songs, for me its quite bad
    Fav tracks> Strangers, Dont feel like crying,business dinner
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  7. Mar 12, 2019
    7
    Sigrid’s debut album Sucker Punch is a very impressive pop album. At times it’s like a sunnier version of Lorde’s Pure Heroine and Melodrama;Sigrid’s debut album Sucker Punch is a very impressive pop album. At times it’s like a sunnier version of Lorde’s Pure Heroine and Melodrama; at other times it’s an accomplished mix of early 2000’s pop (glimpses of Natasha Bedingfield and Vanessa Carlton are notable) with the string-heavy dance-pop of the early and mid-2010s. The album is smart, well-written, and creative; save for one filler track in the middle, Sucker Punch is a confident blast of well-made, pop goodness. Expand

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