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The Gods We Can Touch


The Gods We Can Touch

Third album from the Norwegian electronic pop singer Aurora Aksnes produced by Magnus Skylstad

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    She is not just a musician, but a generational talent capable of creating transfixing otherworlds and, with The Gods We Can Touch, an ethereal masterpiece
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  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Aurora is very much herself, one of the most exciting female singers around – and The Gods We Can’t Touch adds another set of strings to her generously filled bow
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  3. 9.0 |   The Music

    A seasoned artist in her prime
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  4. 8.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Definitely a strong contender for one of the most interesting pop albums of the year
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  5. 8.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    An oversized but not overcrowded album, made by a pop star who will never stop never stopping
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  6. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    The Gods We Can Touch ends peacefully with a Fleet-Foxes-reminiscent folk lullaby called ‘A Little Place Called The Moon’. AURORA gives listeners a serenading invitation to join her on Earth’s only natural satellite, where a “dream is about bloom”
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  7. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    AURORA’s ethereal voice speaks on very human matters in her third album
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    While The Gods We Can Touch is ultimately a pop record, it only expands upon AURORA's already mystical bearing
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  9. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    A complete and flavorful work that contains all the glorious highs and careful lows that Aksnes has always been capable of producing, but has never fully nailed until now
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  10. 8.0 |   NME

    The Norwegian TikTok sensation and Billie Eilish muse takes on bangers, subtlety and love for her most complete album to date
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  11. 8.0 |   Clash

    Aurora is a thoughtful, caring soul pushing positive messages through bold contemporary art, and fortunately she has the innate ability to spin irresistible hooks to pair with them
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  12. 8.0 |   DIY

    Aurora’s celestial spark remains her calling card
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  13. 8.0 |   Dork

    She’s as exciting as she is intriguing, and after seeing the world through her eyes for an hour or so, the world feels like a better place
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  14. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    A playful step in a new direction
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  15. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    With her fourth album, AURORA captures all the essence of the cold and folkloric Scandinavian atmosphere and fuses it with electronic, synthetic textures and very intimate orchestrations
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  16. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Despite a strong vision and dexterity as a performer, the album does occasionally falter in its generic production qualities
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