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Paint My Bedroom Black

Holly Humberstone

Paint My Bedroom Black

Debut full-length album from the English indie-pop singer-songwriter featureing a guest appearance by d4vd

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  1. 8.2 |   Paste Magazine

    The English pop singer explores the corners of her mind in vivid and emotional ways on her coming-of-age debut album
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A shiny and haunted — but unwaveringly hopeful— collection that sees her carve out her own kohl-liner rimmed space in the modern pop pantheon
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  3. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    While the 23-year-old’s outward aesthetic is dark and gothic, her catchy pop songs are bright, upbeat and radio-ready. Humberstone depicts her neediness in a way that feels authentic
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    The Grantham-born musician's debut is filled with piercing lyrics and sonic surprises, pointing to a bright and uncategorisable future
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  5. 8.0 |   DIY

    At once escapist and heavily personal
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  6. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Her debut album’s sleek, well produced songs and their creator’s charisma suggest she could be a British Lorde
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  7. 8.0 |   Dork

    Across this record, there is the sense that she is tinkering at the edges of greatness, taking a breath before jumping feet first into the stardom that she whole-heartedly deserves
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  8. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Succeeds in further elevating Humberstone to higher artistic echelons, each track indicative of a tremendous musical talent. One cannot help but feel grateful in the wake of her recent breakthrough, as her promising career has only begun
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  9. 6.8 |   Pitchfork

    The English singer-songwriter makes her full-length debut with a charmingly melodramatic set full of earnest writing and kinetic, multi-dimensional production
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  10. 6.0 |   The Independent

    On her debut album, Humberstone continues to channel her sloshing moods into sweet alt-pop grooves
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  11. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Paint My Bedroom Black sees Holly Humberstone graduate from teenage bedroom pop to a broader pop tonality
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  12. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    2022 BRIT Award Rising Star-winner Holly Humberstone shares her emotional side on her debut album Paint My Bedroom Black
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  13. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    Her long-awaited debut delves into the isolation of touring the world for the first time
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