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Weighing Of The Heart

Nabihah Iqbal

Weighing Of The Heart

Debut album from the London-based artist who worked as a producer under the moniker Throwing Shade

ADM rating[?]

6.8

Label
Ninja Tune
UK Release date
01/12/2017
US Release date
01/12/2017
  1. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    It’s all done with a precision and neatness that betrays Iqbal’s dance music roots, with each moment providing an aesthetic delight
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  2. 8.0 |   The Observer

    An album that improves with each listen, with an accomplished, ornate warmth
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It's got real presence. Print edition only

  4. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    British producer Nabihah Iqbal—fka Throwing Shade—has a rare touch with inky new wave synths and drum machines, emerging as a songwriter of impressive emotional heft
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  5. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    It’s an honest record, one that puts Iqbal’s own deftly balanced sound and influences to the forefront, while also having some piercing yet thoughtful insights into contemporary society
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  6. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    For all its faults, Iqbal’s reclamation of her birth name, standing proudly as a female British Asian artist, assumes a pivotal place at the turn of her second musical life. If this is anything to go by, there’s a lot more to come
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  7. 5.0 |   Exclaim

    Weighing of the Heart plays out as the soundtrack to a forgotten '90s B movie; novel, but not great
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