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boygenius

boygenius

boygenius

Debut EP of indie folk rock from Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Matador
UK Release date
26/10/2018
US Release date
26/10/2018
  1. 10.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    boygenius manages to cover universal experiences of insecurity and perpetual, sometimes funny sadness, along with more individual situations like the instability of touring, all with the same specificity, cleverness, and dreamlike melodies that could not have come from anyone else
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  2. 10.0 |   NME

    An astonishing record that leaves you yearning for more
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  3. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    NEW widens the horizons of each artist while simultaneously nailing down what makes each one of them unique.
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  4. 8.8 |   Paste Magazine

    The three become one, miraculously and pristinely so
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  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    boygenius allows them to flex their considerable muscles, showcasing their ample strengths and veering into new experiments in equal measure
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  6. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Calling them a supergroup is somehow both perfectly apt and kind of an understatement
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  7. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    No longer in isolation with their own turmoil and emotions, boygenius gives each artist more light to combat the darkness
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  8. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    A powerful and moving collaboration
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  9. 7.8 |   Earbuddy

    Depending on who is singing, this feels like an extension of their solo material with backing vocals from the other two boygenius members
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  10. 7.0 |   All Music

    Taken in as a small cache of excellent songs by three of the more talented songwriters of their era, Boygenius is a wonderful starting point, setting the scene for future collaborations that push into places each member couldn't get to on her own
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  11. 7.0 |   Crack

    As friends first and collaborators second, boygenius’ debut makes space for each musician to shine, but it’s their caring approach to sharing the spotlight that makes this supergroup special
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  12. 7.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Very pleasant to listen to
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