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Universal acclaim- based on 13 Ratings

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  • Artist(s): Patrick Riley, Alaina Moore
  • Summary: The fifth full-length release for the indie pop husband-and-wife duo of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley was self-produced and mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Feb 13, 2020
    80
    An album that recognizes writing about love doesn't have to conform to a tidy narrative to be authentically moving.
  2. Mojo
    Feb 13, 2020
    80
    They're five albums in and they keep getting better and better. [Mar 2020, p.91]
  3. Feb 14, 2020
    80
    Thanks to the life the duo breathed into the album with their dedication and passion, Swimmer should keep fans on their toes for sure.
  4. Feb 14, 2020
    78
    No matter what life throws at them, Moore and Riley are a safe harbor for one another, just like their music is for anyone who’s a romantic at heart.
  5. Feb 14, 2020
    75
    Parts of Swimmer may have been born of adversity, but Riley and Moore come up shining in the end.
  6. Uncut
    Feb 13, 2020
    70
    Moore's delicately stylish piano lines and Liz Fraser-style vocal hiccups combine seductively. [Mar 2020, p.37]
  7. Feb 13, 2020
    70
    Swimmer doesn’t quite reach the peaks of other Tennis albums but is a solid album featuring expertly composed and performed piano pop.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Feb 18, 2020
    10
    the entire album is so warmly immersive. each song has such beauty. Some of their finest and most wonderful work.
  2. Feb 15, 2020
    10
    Amazing package of songs. Every track was built with a nostalgic feeling, by far one of the best albums of the year , and one of the best ofAmazing package of songs. Every track was built with a nostalgic feeling, by far one of the best albums of the year , and one of the best of tennis career. Definitely worth the play . Expand
  3. Feb 14, 2020
    9
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Músicas legais .jakznajam álbum da hora.....................,,,jajanjssnjaj Expand