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Echoes Of Silence

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Echoes Of Silence

Third self-released mixtape of 2011 from Canadian R&B singer-songwriter Abel Tesfay

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  1. 10.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Let the complete composition wash through your neurons and take it for what it is: a completely brilliant beginning to what hopes to be a long and bright career
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  2. 9.0 |   No Ripcord

    The final mixtape in his trilogy is a perfect ending
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  3. 8.5 |   Beats Per Minute

    House of Balloons, Thursday, and, now, Echoes of Silence, thus far, capture one of the most singular musical acts of the decade
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  4. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    A more straightforward take on contemporary R&B than its predecessors
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  5. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    Echoes of Silence exudes a brazen, animalistic confidence. The production is impeccable but never showy. The songwriting is tighter and more streamlined
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  6. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Echoes of Silence and its two predecessors represent a pretty staggering achievement from a brilliantly provocative and daring new artist
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  7. 8.0 |   Spin

    This is his most straightforward take on radio R&B yet
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  8. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Tesfaye has explored some of the dankest, darkest corners of our world, and thus has crafted some of the most compelling and captivating music for its genre
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  9. 7.0 |   Blurt

    Maintains some of the sounds fans know and love while evolving and establishing Tesfaye as a powerful vocalist who can tackle a mic like the best
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  10. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    A record that goes well beyond the plush glumness of his pal Drake to make sex seem downright sepulchural
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  11. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Disappointing as Echoes of Silence may be as a collection of songs, it nonetheless serves its purpose in giving the Weeknd's triptych a suitably grim finale, and pushing the most extreme aspects of Tesfaye's sound about as far as it can go
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  12. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Echoes of Silence shows that Abel Tesfaye continues to evolve, and it offers a glimpse of potentially exciting future
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