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In A Poem Unlimited

U.S. Girls

In A Poem Unlimited

Sixth solo album of dark baroque pop from Toronto-born Meghan Remy

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  1. 10.0 |   Q

    Remy has taken on today's biggest topic and made it sparkle. Print edition only

  2. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    With In a Poem Unlimited, Meghan Remy's U.S. Girls have created a timeless gem of an album that is about as powerful as pop music can be
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  3. 9.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    A U.S. Girls song is still a phenomenon whose sustenance amasses on you gradually, like basking in an unexpected ray of emerging sunlight
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  4. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Remy balances the darkness with a rich, playful palette of synth textures, vibrant disco timbres and funk rhythms that variously evoke Isaac Hayes, Donna Summer, Curtis Mayfield and David Bowie's Young Americans/Station to Station era
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  5. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Remy and her co-conspirators have truly set the bar for great records in 2018, by drawing from the best elements of nocturnal power from bygone eras
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  6. 8.6 |   Pitchfork

    Meg Remy is a narrative savant and her glorious, danceable new album is a righteous collection of razor-sharp songs, full of spit and fury, a high-water mark for political pop music
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    It's U.S. Girls' most immediate collection to date
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  8. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    It’s protest music in the guise of joyous, life-affirming pop
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  9. 8.0 |   NME

    Meg Remy's fabulous new album is an alt-pop call to arms
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  10. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    A marvellous release that really pushes her poetry to unlimited boundaries
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  11. 8.0 |   The 405

    This is the most rewarding album from the project yet, as it only seems to unfold further and further as you delve deeper and keep replaying
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  12. 7.8 |   Paste Magazine

    She’s traded in the samples for a live band and left behind the Ronettes for the hedonistic sounds of disco and the 70s club scene
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  13. 7.8 |   Earbuddy

    Protest music that doesn’t sound anything like protest music
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  14. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    She has been building towards In A Poem Unlimited, and she has arrived here at exactly the right time
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  15. 7.0 |   Uncut

    A fairly ravishing listen that brings to life to Remy's Cindy Sherman-style identity politics. Print edition only

  16. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This is deep pop — sincere yet witty, offering reflections on violence and power set to a dizzying-mash up of vintage-inspired grooves
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  17. 6.0 |   DIY

    For a dark protest record, ‘In a Poem Unlimited’ is instantly danceable
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