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Into the Waves

Sophia Knapp

Into the Waves

70s-influenced pop on the debut solo release from the Brooklyn singer-songwriter, formerly one half of Lights

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Into the Waves sounds like something Stevie Nicks or Olivia Newton-John would record if they were transported from their heydays into the indie sphere of the 2010s
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  2. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Into The Waves proves to be a delightful flashback
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  3. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    A fine album which might be too much of a period piece to truly be the ‘sound of 2012’ or somesuch
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  4. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    Into the Waves is stylized, but its presentation still manages to suit its content
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  5. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    A worthy listen both for newcomers and fans of Knapp’s previous work
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  6. 7.0 |   Uncut

    An album that would dearly love to be Stevie Nicks' Bella Donna. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    There are no killer punches here, but that’s okay
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  8. 5.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Into the Waves isn’t all bland by any means, Knapp is more poised than posed, and vanilla doesn’t have to mean vapid – but this is dragged down by a synthetic undertow with overtones of inauthenticity
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  9. 5.0 |   music OMH

    While it’s quite pleasant and occasionally curious at first, the novelty wears off
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  10. 5.0 | mag

    This album leaves me behind as this review might leave you: torn and meaningless – and unfortunately untouched
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