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  • Summary: The third full-length release for the Los Angeles trio of sisters was produced with Rostam Batmanglij, Ariel Rechtshaid and Buddy Ross.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 23
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 23
  3. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. Jun 26, 2020
    100
    They translate desolation into richly searching music, putting familiar sounds through their distinctive filter: fluttering G-funk (3am), homages to Walk on the Wild Side (Summer Girl) and Joni Mitchell at her most seething (Man from the Magazine, an acoustic riposte to a leering journalist), and Led Zep bounce (Up From a Dream).
  2. Jun 25, 2020
    100
    Women In Music Part III just hits it from top to bottom. It is the album in which Haim at last fulfil their potential, a summery California pop rock treat in which the blissful ambience is backed up with emotional grit and substance.
  3. Jul 9, 2020
    90
    Sprawling and intimate, breezy and affecting, Women in Music Pt. III is a low-key triumph.
  4. Jun 25, 2020
    80
    We’re graced with upbeat music, the antidote for the negativity that surrounds us. They speak out and speak up about the wrongs that surround them, like the patriarchal limitations placed on them ('Man In The Magazine'), but also explore the joy of the everyday ('Hallelujah').
  5. Jun 26, 2020
    80
    Women in Music Pt. III is by no means perfect, but its strengths assuredly outweigh the weaknesses. Haim feel completely in the moment here, and are working stronger than ever as a unit.
  6. Jun 26, 2020
    80
    This new album shows that they are capable of not only subverting the expectations of the audience, but subverting expectations of the music world in general.
  7. Jun 26, 2020
    70
    HAIM on record comes across best when not overly fussed up or cluttered over and the many standouts on Women in Music Pt. III prove that point repeatedly. The remainder of it could do with some trimming of the fat and taking it easy on the condiments.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 62 out of 67
  2. Negative: 3 out of 67
  1. Jun 26, 2020
    10
    Álbum incrível, um testemunho fiel de crescimento pessoal e profissional. HAIM encontra nos percalços da vida um combustível para a criação doÁlbum incrível, um testemunho fiel de crescimento pessoal e profissional. HAIM encontra nos percalços da vida um combustível para a criação do que é o melhor registro do trio. Letras intensas, acordes impecáveis e vocais únicos. Aliás, HAIM é único. Ninguém faz música como essas meninas. De longe um dos melhores álbuns do ano! Expand
  2. Jun 26, 2020
    10
    Just proof that females do rock better than the guys. Brilliant album, they've set the bar in the stars.
  3. Jul 1, 2020
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. The perfect balance between revealing vulnerability / honest and authentic feelings / and masterful musicianship. Congratulations Este, Danielle and Alana... This has been on high rotation in Melbourne recently. Thank you for sharing the “darker” (more realistic side) of music with your fan base. Absolute perfection. Love, love, love this record and can’t wait to hear you play it Down Under in 2027 when this is all over Expand
  4. Dec 31, 2021
    10
    the best album of 2020 along with fetch the bolt cutters... haim the greatest band in the world iktr
  5. Jun 27, 2020
    10
    Their best, most personal album. WIMPIII is layered, offering an eclectic mix of tracks that span over multiple genres that ALWAYS hit.Their best, most personal album. WIMPIII is layered, offering an eclectic mix of tracks that span over multiple genres that ALWAYS hit. Production here has never been better thanks to Danielle taking the producer role here as seriously as she ever has. HAIM has always been a small-crew, and they keep that up here, it’s just as well of an oiled machine as they’ve been yet. Expand
  6. Jan 16, 2022
    9
    HAIM, com certeza impressionou com um dos melhores álbuns já lançados esse ano, um alternativo característico e original delas que são um trioHAIM, com certeza impressionou com um dos melhores álbuns já lançados esse ano, um alternativo característico e original delas que são um trio de mulheres da música alternativa, 'Women in Music Pt III' traz faixas apaixonantes e cheias de atitude, só quero ouvi-las e ir de carro para o mistério, o desconhecido, elas trazem uma sensação de paz e tranquilidade em sua música, com certeza um dos destaques do ano pelo menos em serem inventivas na música alternativa.

    Faixas favoritas: Los Angeles, Up From A Dream, Don't Wanna, Leaning On You, Man From The Magazine, FUBT, Summer Girl.
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  7. Dec 12, 2020
    0
    This is kinda a trash album because it doesnt make sense, and it sounds awful.

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