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Fake It Flowers

Beabadoobee

Fake It Flowers

Debut album from the Filipino-born Londoner following the release of four extended plays

ADM rating[?]

7.6

Label
Dirty Hit
UK Release date
16/10/2020
US Release date
16/10/2020
  1. 10.0 |   NME

    The journey from bedroom-pop hero to bonafide rock star is completed in bruising fashion on the Londoner's stunning debut album of anthemic slacker rock
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Beabadoobee sparkles on her glossy grunge debut full-length Fake It Flowers
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  3. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The passionate London-based artist channels the '90s with powerful pop punk songs
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  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    The melodies are flirty and messy. Fake It Flowers is an album made to play with guts and grit
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  5. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Back to the Nineties in the best possible taste
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  6. 8.0 |   All Music

    With each piece of music she releases, Beabadoobee's Bea Kristi takes huge steps forward - which is saying something considering that the first song she ever wrote, 2017's "Coffee," quickly became a viral hit
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  7. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Fake It Flowers is a very well-accomplished debut, featuring a consistent, enjoyable style, a fully-formed persona and catchy tunes which speak to the head and heart
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  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    A revealing, enthralling, enchanting debut record, one that finally finds beabadoobee throwing open the gates and letting the world into her life. It’s a joy to behold
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  9. 8.0 |   DIY

    Grab your baggiest, most-frayed jumper, pop this on and get ready to get moody
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  10. 8.0 |   The Independent

    The 20-year-old musician’s debut album pays tribute to Nineties grunge with ease
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  11. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Beabadoobee follows in the footsteps of a wave of female artists who have mined ’90s rock in recent years (see: Soccer Mommy, Snail Mail, and Clairo) but Fake It Flowers plays out on a grander scale to her predecessors
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  12. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Over 12 tracks, the singer-songwriter is haunted by older versions of herself and captivated by wishful daydreams
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  13. 8.0 |   The Music

    This album is real, raw, and true
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  14. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Fake It Flowers won’t blaze any new trails and beabadoobee is a far cry from a pioneer, but for a brief moment in the sun, her debut is both gratifying and immediate. There’s no reason not to bask in it
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  15. 7.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    A resoundingly confident and addictive debut from someone who sounds like she’s ready to take on the world. You’d do well to remember the name
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  16. 7.2 |   Paste Magazine

    The British indie rocker’s highly anticipated debut album swings for the fences
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  17. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The sound may be nothing new but she reinvigorates it with irresistible joie de vivre
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  18. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    Bea treads her own path through 90s guitar rock inspirations
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  19. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Keep It Flowers is an edgy, brash, and well put together statement that mostly goes down easy
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  20. 7.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    It’s pretty impressive how much of a handle beabadoobee has on her craft at such a young age
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  21. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    London songwriter Bea Kristi recalls vintage guitar sounds and finds her own unique voice on her debut LP
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  22. 6.4 |   Pitchfork

    Inspired by rom-coms and Kimya Dawson, Gen Z songwriter Bea Kristi uses the slanted melodies and flannel-loving aesthetics of ’90s alternative rock in service of massive pop hooks
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  23. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The London singer’s debut album, rooted in 90s indie, could do with less polish and more grit
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  24. 6.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Fake It Flowers demonstrates a development for Beabadoobee since her Coffee days, but it’s clear she still has a long way to go
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