Robyn | Honey [album]

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Postby beredy » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:21 am

This is one smooth smooth sexy album. There's not a song that stands out though so I don't mind Missung U and Honey as singles now. She's not gonna get a club anthem with this album.
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Postby LotsOfLove » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:54 am

The album's cute but it doesn't make me want to buy it. Also a bit disappointed this is what she came up with in 8 years.
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Postby Loose » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:10 am

I am particularly fond of Send To Robyn Immediately. The rest I can easily enjoy as background music.
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Postby WakeUpMusic » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:20 am

This is definitely not a very commercial album full of hits but this is exactly what I needed from her as fan.

It´s so smooth. The production and her vocals are outstanding. I´ve been listening to this nonstop.
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Postby WakeUpMusic » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:27 am

Loose wrote:I am particularly fond of Send To Robyn Immediately.
Also one of my favourites
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Postby Yoshie » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:41 pm

It's very subtle. There are some quality songs in Because It's in the Music, Between the Lines and Ever Again for me. The production is sublime throughout and Robyn's vocals and personality shine through as usual. The Body Talk trilogy is more instant, whereas Honey I think will grow overtime.
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Postby Thriller » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:45 pm

Haven't listened in full but I love Ever Again, so 80s and nostalgic. Reminds me of Groove Armada's Black Light era.
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Postby Erotica » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:22 pm

It's nice but not what I wanted from her after such a long break.
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Postby jszmiles » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:52 pm

Erotica wrote:It's nice but not what I wanted from her after such a long break.
Same here. Kinda forgettable record for me, not even close to Body Talk Trilogy for me.

Honey is real standout here
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Postby Loose » Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:11 am

It adds something new and refreshing to her discography.
She went more Roisin Murphy/Goldfrapp with it than expected.
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Postby ArmyOfMe » Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:50 am

Loose wrote:It adds something new and refreshing to her discography.
She went more Roisin Murphy/Goldfrapp with it than expected.
Exactly. The record reminds me a bit of Overpowered.
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Postby heppolo » Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:53 am

I've seen people complaining about this album being ''elevator music'' :lol:
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Postby GeorgeDK » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:54 am

It is an ok album, not as good as her old stuff though... my fave song is by far "Ever Again"
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Postby beredy » Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:39 am

After a couple of listenings the only song I'm really not feeling is Between the Lines. I really don't like her vocal delivery on that one. Especially the "La-Hines" part. It sounds a bit tone deaf and off for aome reason.

But overall a strong album I'll be sure to spin a lot. Hope she really pulls a Roisin and gets out another album next year.
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Postby madgikman » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:12 am

Definitely a throw back to 80's slow jams and 90's house with some modern touches. Beach 2K20 could've been recorded by Dee-lite. I love that one. I like 6 out of the 9 tracks. It's different, but not necessarily a bad thing.
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Postby electricmind » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:28 pm

It's pretty good. I will see how it goes with time. Honey song for me was instant love and I repeated it a lot.

9 songs, well I rather have something more solid then too many songs that can be fillers.
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Postby DoesAnybody » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:39 pm

I'm disappointed to be honest.

I like the idea behind doing a homage to early 90's house music, and some beats are nice, like the ones in "Beach 2K20", but the track it's so long, repetitive and so uncatchy that's it's more of a miss for me.

My favorites are "Honey", "Human Being", "Missing U" and "Ever Again". "Send it to Robin" is quite ok I guess, but the rest are not my cup of tea at all. 8 years for a 9-track album in which I only really like 5 songs is a bit of a let down.
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Postby adamf2thedeath » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:40 am

I love human being. I’m a sucker for moody electronic pop.
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Postby Carbon » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:27 pm

Masterpiece. The production and atmosphere are just amazing.

Missing U is easily my least fave, sounds like a Body Talk filler. Good thing that the album is nothing like it.
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Postby Jesper » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:44 pm

I love the album, still need to buy a copy, but I bought a ticket to the Amsterdam show, it is on my birthday but since nobody wanted to go with me, I am going alone :lol:
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Postby Thriller » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:27 pm

It’s a very solid record for me, apart from the singles and Ever Again I love Between The Lines and Beach2k20.
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Postby DoesAnybody » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:58 am

adamf2thedeath wrote:I love human being. I’m a sucker for moody electronic pop.
Yeah, this. Best song on the album for me, next to the album title track. I wish the rest of the album could have sounded that way. More sexy and moody electronic tracks.
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Postby adamf2thedeath » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:31 pm

DoesAnybody wrote:
adamf2thedeath wrote:I love human being. I’m a sucker for moody electronic pop.
Yeah, this. Best song on the album for me, next to the album title track. I wish the rest of the album could have sounded that way. More sexy and moody electronic tracks.
Totally agree. My 2 favourites by far (and never again).
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Postby Marchum » Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:41 pm

I never could get into her. However, last night one of my best friends made me listen to this album. I gotta say, it's quite good. Honey is the only song that stucked with me tho.
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Postby KokoCollino » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:47 pm

First spin, like it!
Looks like I found my way home
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