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Cape God

Allie X

Cape God

Second album from the LA-based, Ontario-born, indie-pop artist includes a collaboration with Troye Sivan

ADM rating[?]

7.1

Label
Twin
UK Release date
21/02/2020
US Release date
21/02/2020
  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Cape God does such justice to the patented Allie X sound, refining and mastering it to the extent that it makes all that came before it feel like a proof-of-concept for this project
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Allie X's debut, 2017's CollXtion II, was a fun, if simplistic outing, but Cape God is an album undeniably made by a woman truly forging her own path however she sees fit. Not to mention championing the wickedly bright future of avant-garde, ascendant music
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  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    For anyone who loved Allie X’s debut collection Collxtion, then Cape God will feel like even more of a step up – it has that debut’s charm and nous, but with an extra confidence that often comes with second albums. It also confirms Allie X as one of the year’s most intriguing pop stars
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    Cape God might be an awful place to visit, but the tunes are great. Print edition only

  5. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The indie pop queen turns inward to make some of her most honest music to date
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  6. 6.8 |   Pitchfork

    Inspired by a documentary about the opioid crisis, the pop singer and songwriter dreams up a fictionalized shoreline town where decadence is fueled by deep-rooted melancholia
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  7. 6.0 |   NOW

    The Los Angeles-via-Toronto pop singer/songwriter throws everything at the wall, with not all of it sticking
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  8. 5.0 |   DIY

    There are undeniably beautiful and anthemic moments here, but on the whole it falls short
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