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Postby Ersaph » Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:07 pm

This is just OK and does not really play to her strengths but I think it will still be a big album for her and I'm glad for that

I wish she had put out an album more akin to 'Little Red' by Katy B, which was a more mainstream move for her but lost none of her original appeal
And I feel like this year is really about, just the year of realizing stuff.
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Postby pokethedoke » Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:16 pm

I'm a moron. I was looking at the redhead not the person onstage singing.
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Postby j-ol » Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:45 pm

ahahah sorry i couldn't keep my reveals out of a thread about her. i was pretty excited to be there.
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Postby ripersnifle » Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:23 pm

j-ol wrote:ahahah sorry i couldn't keep my reveals out of a thread about her. i was pretty excited to be there.
those pics are awesome! that must've been great to see her in that setting.
j-ol wrote:devotion this ain't. some of it is just confirming a fear i had going in - she's got serious MOR tendencies
still at work and haven't given it a full listen, but hearing this ... scares me. not sure how many MOR free passes i want to give her. "say you love me" was underwhelming enough.
in retrospect, what makes Devotion so good imo is how it seems to eschew Sheeran-ness for a graceful, less-bloated, understated sensibility that was more rooted in Quiet Storm.
i guess can't say i blame her though - she does have a much larger audience now.
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Postby Murgatroid » Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:26 pm

i think i'm gonna end up liking this album a lot more than most of you
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Postby Rilkean heart » Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:32 pm

I'm gonna like it the most
I understand that you're confused
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Postby umryan. » Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:08 pm

I just don't like it.
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Postby landspeedrecord » Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:01 pm

yeah I unabashedly love this album.

goes well with sinkane's mean love.
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Postby sky cracks open » Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:18 pm

Loved it on the first listen. Will probably grow to love it even more.
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Postby Murgatroid » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:21 pm

demo of a track she recorded with Robin Hannibal from Quadron (!!!)



how did this not make it onto the album
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Postby ocean pimp » Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:03 pm

i'm that bitch that listens to gangsta rap on the way to the farmers market after yoga
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Postby internethandle » Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:36 pm

I liked it quite a bit on first drunk listen, although I don't think I thought of the last one as elevated as a lot of people seem to
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Postby j-ol » Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:45 pm

Murgatroid wrote:demo of a track she recorded with Robin Hannibal from Quadron (!!!)



how did this not make it onto the album


so good
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Postby deebster » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:26 pm

I keep coming back to Cruel. Probably my favorite song from the album.
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Postby ripersnifle » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:30 pm

this shit got tranched yo
steakspoon wrote:sorry if sounds corny fellas but i'll always remember where i was when i heard my first big star song..the internet.
Totally wrote:also to the really creepily obsessed kid frothing NON-US SPORTS GEAR IS A COMPLEXITY-SIGNALING DEVICE FOR AGEING HIPSTER ACOLYTES WHO DOWNLOAD MOANA: I have a lot of friends (and an apartment) in Geelong. Get a fuckin life man.
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Postby Murgatroid » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:32 pm

kinda disappointed at first but most of this album has grown on me, just like the first album was a grower for me as well

only track i don't really dig at this point is "Pieces"
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Postby ripersnifle » Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:49 pm

Murgatroid wrote:only track i don't really dig at this point is "Pieces"
have to agree re. this song. don't really dig some of the chord changes. it feels like it's going for a certain vibe at the start and then veers into another, somewhat incongruous vibe.
steakspoon wrote:sorry if sounds corny fellas but i'll always remember where i was when i heard my first big star song..the internet.
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Postby ripersnifle » Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:50 pm

imo the clear highlight is "keep on lying." those harmonies.
pitchfork was harsh on this if i think about it - probably more in my own personal ~8ish range.
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Postby goodtimes » Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:21 am

the way we are kills and it's not even on the proper album
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Postby mellowgold » Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:26 pm

you & i (forever) is so so good
wimbledon, strawberries, bubbles, please protect me. happy midsumma, hope you spend it in your heart, everyone is there. bitch.
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Postby The Munificent Motherwell » Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:34 pm

this album is dull as hell. too bad
do you know what is darkness?

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Postby jerbear » Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:07 pm

finally got a chance to really listen to it in its entirety yesterday and i dunno i really like it

tbh there's more songs i don't really like on devotion than this. this albums more consistent imho.

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Postby Bad craziness » Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:42 am

How in the fuck is this a bonus track



I've got this shit on repeat :awful:
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Postby Smiling Penner-Lite » Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:14 pm

jerbear wrote:finally got a chance to really listen to it in its entirety yesterday and i dunno i really like it

tbh there's more songs i don't really like on devotion than this. this albums more consistent imho.

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I agree with this entirely. After several listens, top to bottom it's pretty solid, especially the deluxe edition.
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Postby carlperkins » Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:52 pm

Bad craziness wrote:How in the fuck is this a bonus track



I've got this shit on repeat :awful:


whoa, yeah

hadn't heard this one yet
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Postby The Munificent Motherwell » Wed Nov 05, 2014 2:41 pm

do you know what is darkness?

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Postby The Munificent Motherwell » Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:57 pm

granted it's not much different than his standard fare, but his standard fare owns, so naturally i love this

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Postby Murgatroid » Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:54 pm

i love the Shift K3Y remix
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Postby Paul » Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:48 pm

This one's pretty good.

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Postby mellowgold » Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:46 am


wimbledon, strawberries, bubbles, please protect me. happy midsumma, hope you spend it in your heart, everyone is there. bitch.
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