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A Map Of The Floating City

Thomas Dolby

A Map Of The Floating City

Dolby's first album in nine years eschews the synth pop sound he's famed for, and goes for a more organic sound

ADM rating[?]

6.7

Label
Lost Toy People
UK Release date
03/11/2011
US Release date
01/11/2011
  1. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    Dolby takes care to construct whole worlds, making sure there are people to talk to there, and scenery to drink in
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  2. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Dolby proves his keen ear and impeccable taste for arrangements
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  3. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Dolby is clearly more interested in building upon his history than simply rehashing it, weaving past, present and future into something difficult to peg but entirely his own
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  4. 6.0 |   Q

    He's turned his back on electro flourishes in favour of a melodic approach. It works. Print edition only

  5. 5.0 |   NME

    Its relentless eccentricity grates somewhat
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