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U.S. Girls


Fourth solo album of dark baroque pop from Toronto-born Meghan Remy

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  1. 9.0 |   Bowlegs

    This is the sound generated when the two planes of existence rub together, creating almighty sparks
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    An unassumingly fascinating record that is both acidic, and acid-stained, but addictive in its entirety
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Remy's greatest gift has always been her unique ability to dismantle and reassemble the pop form in a single song, and Gem is the most vivid document of that gift yet
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  4. 8.0 |   BBC

    The work of an intriguing young artist still shaping a distinctive voice. It’s hard to know if the pleasure is in listening to it, or imagining where she might go next
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  5. 7.7 |   PlayGround

    Remy has sacrificed the experimental in the interest of attaining a well-rounded sound, and although fans of lo-fi production might not be into it, the result places U.S. Girls in the terrain somewhere between sophisticated pop and dark electronica
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  6. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    Despite her lo-fi leanings, Remy's music has always given off a warped glamor. But what makes Gem feel like a such step forward (and such a straight-up enjoyable romp) is the way it playfully appropriates the debauched excess of glam rock to achieve its own singular vibe
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  7. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    GEM is something of a rough one, for with every couple of engaging and captivating song comes a track that feels a little flat – experimental for the sake of experiment’s sake
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  8. 7.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The last thing we needed in 2012 is another act paying homage to ’60s pop, but when GEM draws from these influences, it’s only to tear them down, reassemble them, and reanimate the remains
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