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Through Water

Låpsley

Through Water

Second album from Merseyside electronica-centred singer-songwriter Holly Lapsley Fletcher

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
XL
UK Release date
20/03/2020
US Release date
20/03/2020
  1. 9.0 |   DIY

    A solid evolution that bodes incredibly well for wherever she swims to next
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  2. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Låpsley’s second album is stripped of collaborators, but its clean aesthetic highlights the scars of real experience
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  3. 8.0 |   Q

    A set of songs that can be chilling but never cold. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Whereas her debut was all about the personal, Through Water is more explicitly political, no more so than on the opening title track, which addresses the climate crisis via quotes made from a speech by her water engineer father
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  5. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Låpsley self-produced for the first time on this record, and the result is an album that is a unique reflection of the ebb and flow of her own life
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  6. 7.0 |   Gig Soup

    After four years, perfecting her craft, it is evident that the singer is a more confident producer
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  7. 7.0 |   All Music

    While fans will be glad to know that Through Water generally adheres to the well-embraced, cushiony indie electronica of Long Way Home, its "2.0" quality makes it an even better entry point for the uninitiated
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  8. 6.8 |   Pitchfork

    The UK singer refines her sound into something moody and aquatic, trading a narrowly escaped adult-contemporary fate for narcotic electronic pop with ASMR undertones
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