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  • Summary: The fourth full-length release for Natalie Mering was co-produced with Foxygen's Jonathan Rado.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 26
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 26
  3. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. Apr 30, 2019
    100
    A strong contender for album of the year. ... Titanic Rising is remarkable for its breadth, effortlessly shifting from the 90-second ambient wash of the title track to Picture Me Better’s homespun take on the cosmic cowboyisms of Kacey Musgraves. Then there are Merings’ lyrics, evincing a similar shift in scale and scope.
  2. 95
    Titanic Rising is a new thing, her own stamp on the world. Like all the best musicians and songwriters before her, she’s plumbed the depths of her imagination and brought forth a masterpiece from the depths.
  3. The Wire
    Jun 20, 2019
    90
    In emotional terms Titanic Rising is immense – names like Annette Peacock, Linda Perhacs and Judee Sill come to mind, but only because it feels like so long since you’ve heard pop this epic yet unmannered. ... With tracks like the stunning “Something To Believe” lodging themselves into your heart with the sure knowledge that your relationship with this music will only deepen as the year unfolds. [Jul 2019, p.52]
  4. Apr 8, 2019
    85
    An ambitious, varied and ardently rewarding listen, Titanic Rising is pop music for ages and worlds far beyond our own, and an emphatic show of prowess from one who is sure to be one of indie’s new radiant lights.
  5. 80
    Mixing warm, New Age-suggestive electronic tones with conversational, heart-to-heart lyrics meant to stick on first listen, her work floats through space with a glistening, emotionally rich shimmer.
  6. Apr 8, 2019
    80
    Titanic Rising presents an immensely elegant journey to a different place and time; in equal parts beautifully delicate and powerful.
  7. Apr 16, 2019
    80
    To genuinely appreciate this album, you need to sit with it and let it wash over you.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 76 out of 79
  2. Negative: 1 out of 79
  1. Jan 29, 2020
    10
    Una obra de arte, totalmente recomendado, el track "movies" una exquisita pieza creada por los dioses, no tengo palabras para este álbum queUna obra de arte, totalmente recomendado, el track "movies" una exquisita pieza creada por los dioses, no tengo palabras para este álbum que es realmente hermoso. Expand
  2. Apr 5, 2019
    10
    Yeah this is definitely my favorite pop (more like psychedelic pop) album I've heard since 2017 Melodrama. That's all I can say. Weyes Blood (Yeah this is definitely my favorite pop (more like psychedelic pop) album I've heard since 2017 Melodrama. That's all I can say. Weyes Blood ( btw that's such a cool name) is spot on when it comes to transporting a person to heaven using her music . Heavenly Bliss is what it is and I'm not exaggerating. It makes everything else I've heard from other dream-pop/ and psych-pop artists seem a little recycled. Movies is probably the last song i'll listen to before I die. **** Terrific!!!!!!!!!!!! Expand
  3. Sep 9, 2020
    10
    Simplemente arte, es el mejor álbum del año en cuanto a su género y tal vez uno de los mejores en la historia del mismo, súper recomendable
  4. Sep 17, 2019
    10
    if i could i’d give it a 95, this album is perfect in so many ways and talks about topics that are not commonly touched on in music, it feelsif i could i’d give it a 95, this album is perfect in so many ways and talks about topics that are not commonly touched on in music, it feels like such a breeze of air bc of its perspective of today’s society, i read somewhere that it could be nominated to a grammy and i really hope is true... this is my favorite album of all time alongside many other wonderful ones. Expand
  5. Sep 9, 2019
    10
    incredible pls listen it will change your life !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. Apr 5, 2019
    9
    it's funny how the title fits so well the album, i can imagine the songs playing in a ship like titanic. incredible album
  7. Sep 1, 2019
    0
    This album does not feel rich in sound. It lacks so many things which makes it a whole lulllaby

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