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Hey u x


Hey u x

Debut album from the New Zealand alt pop artist Stella Rose Bennett includes guest appearances from Grimes, Lily Allen, Flo Milli, Gus Dapperton, Mallrat and Bakar

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  1. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    BENEE explores a quirky and adventurous range on the hotly anticipated hey u x
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    Grimes, Lily Allen and Flo Milli all star on this eclectic collection where Benee's biggest strength is just being herself
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    BENEE’s on to a winner
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  4. 8.0 |   The Independent

    An extremely promising start
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  5. 8.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    This collection of songs is strong for sure but also shows hints of what she will be fully capable of once she is able to really spread her wings as an artist. We may have to wait a little while for it but world domination doesn’t seem entirely off the table
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  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    With its imaginative songcraft, the album promises a bright future for the New Zealand singer
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  7. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Much of Hey U X is assured, confident pop from a name that’s bound to be big in the not too distant future. To the names of Lorde and Billie Eilish, you can now add Benee
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  8. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The 20-year-old New Zealander’s charming debut is a patchwork of genre-hopping songs with a fragile edge
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  9. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    A confident and versatile record that BENEE should be proud of
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  10. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    Hey u x is a rag-tag selection of songs, which swerve through genres, bolstered by some glittering features
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  11. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    BENEE’s approach to genre has the same potential as Pure Heroine’s impact on the industry
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  12. 6.4 |   Pitchfork

    The 20-year-old New Zealand singer follows up her ironic TikTok smash “Supalonely” with a surprisingly sincere album that only stumbles when it lapses into conventional pop
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