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Rooting For Love

Laetitia Sadier

Rooting For Love

Fifth solo album and first in seven years from the French-born Stereolab frontwoman

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  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Sadier’s deadpan delivery never lets you know whether you’re hearing something erudite or nonsensical, earnest or arch
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  2. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Laetitia Sadier of Stereolab sees love as a solution for our contemporary ills, whether personal, political, or planetary. The stakes couldn’t be higher
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  3. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    An antidote to the corporate pop that forces us to be joyful, Rooting For Love offers a genuine alternative without being militant or hideously self aware
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  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Returns to Sadier's central quest, propelling her mantras of sexual and global reg=integration with eruptive, flute-heavy prog grooves. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    An alleviating statement from an artist whose curiosity and striving fir development have remained a driving force. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Lyrical truths come to light on the Stereolab singer’s first solo album in seven years, amid intricate melodic moves and dense harmonic shifts
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    Though the communion and self-awareness Sadier envisions seemed almost impossible at the time of Rooting for Love's release, that's precisely why the album feels so vital
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  8. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    On her fifth solo album, the Stereolab principal highlights the contradictions at the heart of her music, pairing deceptively sweet arrangements with unsparing socio-political critique.
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  9. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Has a glossy surface layer that’s as seductive as any dance floor banger — even brainiacs need rapture from time to time
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  10. 7.0 |   Paste Magazine

    The Stereolab vocalist's fifth album verges on New Age frippery, but there’s an earnestness and even a level of chaos to the record that sets it apart as her best since her debut 14 years ago
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  11. 6.9 |   Spectrum Culture

    Lætitia Sadier’s fifth solo album is a solid collection of coolly delivered, warm-hearted lounge-leaning indie disco-pop songs whose weak points stem from a philanthropic, spiritual philosophy which is deeply felt, but gives some songs an unengaging, impersonal quality
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