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Fall To Pieces

Tricky

Fall To Pieces

Fourteenth studio album from the English trip hop artist written and recorded soon after the sudden death of his daughter Mazy Mina Topley-Bird

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
K7
UK Release date
04/09/2020
US Release date
04/09/2020
  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Tricky has always drawn creative strength from his bare-faced authenticity
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  2. 9.0 |   Punk News

    While the disparities in style choices can make for a bumpy front-to-back listen, it’s been a long time since Tricky has conveyed such raw emotion over the entirety of a record. Fall to Pieces is a triumph
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  3. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Fall to Pieces is one of Tricky’s most cohesive and brilliant albums to date; he masterfully turned his grief into a work of art that provides immense consolation to those who seek it
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  4. 8.0 |   XS Noize

    Tricky, himself notices that within Fall To Pieces he got to “making pop”. With this, it doesn’t sound like a pop record rather than a point, where he finally found a common language between himself and his inner-collaborator
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  5. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Driven by a recent loss, Tricky has put forward arguably his most soulful, compelling work since his debut
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  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Tricky’s most vital work to date
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  7. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    It’s a dour listen but it’s compelling, a window into the mind of an artist trying to work through something incomprehensible
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  8. 8.0 |   The Independent

    This is one of his best, and truest, albums
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  9. 8.0 |   The FT

    Shafts of light break through the gloom in the Berlin-based producer’s new album
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  10. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    After a string of misfires, the UK musician’s 14th album translates unimaginable loss into some of his most darkly moving music in years
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  11. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Tricky has injected so much raw emotion into Fall to Pieces that it can't help but stand out as one of his most notable, memorable and authentic releases
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  12. 7.0 |   All Music

    This sonic bloodletting is by no means an easy or fun listen, but an invitation to grieve alongside Tricky
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  13. 7.0 |   Clash

    Not every idea is worth fighting for. But your inner voice is always worth a listen
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  14. 7.0 |   music OMH

    An intriguing sampler for Tricky’s present-day sound
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  15. 5.0 |   PopMatters

    Tricky's Fall to Pieces gives the impression of an artist struggling to sustain his vision, leaning on his collaborators to make up for the lack of it. Like on the last two albums, Tricky sounds too restrained here
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  16. 5.0 |   The Quietus

    NEW Tricky sounds like a shadow of his former self
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