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Ash

Ibeyi

Ash

Second album of downtempo experimental r&b from French-Cuban duo Lisa-Kaindé & Naomi Diaz

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
XL
UK Release date
29/09/2017
US Release date
29/09/2017
  1. 9.0 |   The Music

    Not just good music, it's important
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  2. 8.3 |   Pitchfork

    Gorgeous, genre-agnostic meditations on resilience and mindful resistance
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  3. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    It grows and grows with each listen, and though it has less of an immediate impact than their debut, it has a true sense of journey through its beginning, middle and end, an element often disregarded in an industry gluttonously obsessed with hit singles
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    All about turning negativity into positivity
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  5. 8.0 |   All Music

    Not only memorable, but indomitable and beautiful
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  6. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    The results are magnificent
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  7. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Ash is the French-Cuban sisters stepping outside, gathering a large troupe of equally-demoralized followers, waving protest banners and pointing their fingers at injustice
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  8. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Doesn't feel as world-shifting or momentous as their debut, but operates on a more intimate level
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  9. 7.0 |   Crack

    With Ash, Ibeyi’s voice is amplified
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  10. 6.0 |   The Observer

    For all the just-so production, sirens and guests, the Diazes haven’t entirely sacrificed the Yoruba spirituality and batá drumming that made their debut so distinctive
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