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And Then Life Was Beautiful


And Then Life Was Beautiful

Third studio album from the British R&B artist Neo Joshua

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  1. 10.0 |   NME

    Three years on from the stunning 'Saturn', the artist gets introspective with a coming-of-age record that finds her taking stock after an eventful period
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  2. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The Grammy-nominated Londoner takes things to the next level with this impeccably on point third album
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    Stepping back from the album, analysing the lyrics and the underlying details, allows you to fully appreciate its glory as a work of art
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Nao finds joy and acceptance with And Then Life Was Beautiful
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Plenty of new albums are considering life with Covid, but few of them are as sensual and gorgeous as this
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  6. 8.0 |   DIY

    A radiant, joyous record
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  7. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Her vocals – and the album itself – are dextrous, flexing between those high notes and lower registers at the most unexpected moments
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  8. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    After rediscovering her creative spark, Nao turns her organic-sounding third album into a kaleidoscopic testament to the pains and pleasures of modern love and the healing process they inspire
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  9. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    Shimmers in the heat of the summer just gone, and strikes a good balance between exhortation and introspection
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  10. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Genuinely warm and life-affirming, yet sometimes lacking the immediacy of her previous work
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