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Oh Wonder


Second album from the London-based alt-pop duo Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West

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  1. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Bigger and bolder than their first, though it never strives too hard for pop perfection

  2. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Ultralife encapsulates what is missing from so much modern pop: a big heart and songs that command you to dance
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  3. 6.0 |   Q

    It's an ongoing battle between DIY and deluxe, with the latter just about winning. Print edition only

  4. 6.0 |   The Music

    With their eloquence and knack for brilliantly simple and catchy melodies, Vander Gucht and West further prove that together they're a force to be reckoned with
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  5. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    More is more when it comes to Oh Wonder
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  6. 5.0 |   All Music

    While the songs from their debut locked into a distinctive, sensual blend of '80s sophisti-pop and contemporary, glitchy indie electronica, here they trade sophisti-pop for pop, and seductiveness for something bolder and more uplifting, at least on the majority of tracks
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