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Rosie Lowe

YU

Second album from the Devon-born soul / R&B artist was produced by The Invisible's Dave Okumu

ADM rating[?]

7.2

Label
Wolf Tone
UK Release date
10/05/2019
US Release date
10/05/2019
  1. 9.0 |   Clash

    A swagger drenched, masterful treatise from a woman with a new perspective, new weapons, and the confidence to use them. Careful now
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    This is warm, analogue-smudged R&B that blossoms with repeated plays. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    It’s hard to imagine many records that could follow-up the one-two punch of ‘Birdsong’ and ‘Pharaoh’ unhurt
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  4. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    A collection that conjures an appealing mood but won’t fade into the background this time
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  5. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    The smoky-voiced R&B multi-instrumentalist charts the ups and downs of a relationship with the help of guests like Jay Electronica and Floating Points
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  6. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Lowe has made a statement by developing inward musings into grooves that reach toward new audiences, the heart at the centre of her work audibly beating
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  7. 7.0 |   The Music

    A richly atmospheric experience
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  8. 6.0 |   Q

    A set that swirls around subtly dislocated rhythms and tastefully funky riffs. Print edition only

  9. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    There’s a hushed stillness to the way Lowe’s words glide over the stripped-down, becalmed grooves, before gentle soul gives way to more uptempo beats and sentiments. With that template, it’s a varied mix
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