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Grey Oceans

CocoRosie

Grey Oceans

Pop, blues, opera, electronica, and hip hop on the 4th album from "freak folk" sisters Bianca "Coco" and Sierra "Rosie" Casady

ADM rating[?]

6.1

Label
PIAS
UK Release date
03/04/2010
  1. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Grey Oceans highlights CocoRosie's ability to mix any genre that catches their ear, using any instrument they can get their hands on; leaving us with another characteristically enchanting and delightfully weird LP
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  2. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Weird it may be, but when CocoRosie get it right... they are unstoppable
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  3. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    CocoRosie were good before, but now their exotic, unique charm is tempered with songwriting maturity
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  4. 7.0 |   Blurt

    Grey Oceans can be a difficult listen at times - not in a grating or discordant way, but this is an album that won't reward passivity
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  5. 7.0 |   NME

    Print edition only

  6. 6.7 |   Beats Per Minute

    CocoRosie’s sound has rarely been richer than on the highlights of this album such as “Lemonade” and “R.I.P. Burn Face”
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  7. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    After the outré highs and lows of Grey Oceans have played their last syllable, it’s hard to know what to think of it, apart from being slightly underwhelmed for the most part
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  8. 6.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    For all its focus on death, regret, and grieving, it’s almost as if the album was made for the ghosts it alludes to, rather than the living who might spend time listening to it on this side
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  9. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Print edition only

  10. 6.0 |   Q

    Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   The List

    A collage of folk, pop, electronica, jazz and opera – although it does verge on wilfully weird; and it does cross the line into musical theatre
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  12. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Print edition only

  13. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    CocoRosie daftness. If it wasn’t so downright odd it’d get two stars, but for idiosyncratic value alone an extra star is well deserved
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  14. 6.0 |   No Ripcord

    CocoRosie dangerously toys with pretension, almost to see how far they can push it, but there’s something genuinely gorgeous about what they do
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  15. 5.1 |   Pitchfork

    While Grey Oceans is less caustic than their other work, it still has that lay-it-all-on-the-line quality that's worked for Antony Hegarty, Devendra Banhart, and Joanna Newsom
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  16. 5.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    CocoRosie may be many things, but unique they're not
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  17. 4.0 |   The Sunday Times

    An awful lot of busy, buzzy activity, signifying absolutely nothing at all beyond how, like, experimental they are
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  18. 4.0 |   Eye Weekly

    Music like this requires a patient ear because it’s easy to dismiss after only one sitting; the problem here is it’s still unfathomable after several spins
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CocoRosie: Grey Oceans

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