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Fourth album and first in six years from Philadelphia electropop artist Santi White

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  1. 8.5 |   Northern Transmissions

    An understated quality within Spirituals is how the cohesiveness and the substructure of the songs have a distinct balance. It’s kind of like a cake with a lot of layers with each layer having a different icing on its exterior
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  2. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Born in lockdown, Santi White’s latest project is both old and new at the same time, drawing on the human spirit, but using cutting edge electronics to do it
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Santigold is back and ready to shake things up with a sharp left turn into darkness and mysticism
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    Four albums on from her epochal 2008 debut ‘Santogold’, the artist proves she's still at the head of the experimental musical stampede she started
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  5. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    There’s nothing she’s not afraid to incorporate into her song-making
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  6. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    On her first album in six years, Santigold reimagines the type of music that can comfort people in times of grief and stagnation
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  7. 7.3 |   Paste Magazine

    When Santigold manages to transcend, she does so dazzlingly
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  8. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Her least celebratory album to date, Spirituals is nonetheless ornate and often frenetic, managing to give her pent-up anxiety a kind of release
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  9. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The creative vision of Santigold proves to be boundless, and illuminated in dark and experimental electronic pop that is, in all its incarnations, simply magical
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  10. 7.0 |   DIY

    Not so much reigniting the spark that drew so many to her sound first time around, but a decent job of drawing a line from old to new and updating it
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  11. 7.0 |   Clash

    With this long-awaited release, Santigold has once more shown the world she’s one of the game’s most unique, imaginative, and fun creators. It’s good to have her back
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  12. 6.8 |   Beats Per Minute

    It’s a solid and often a fun listen, with some real highlights and crystalline production, but for such a lofty eponymous allusion, the album winds up shortchanging itself a bit
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