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A.G. Cook


Third full-length album from the London electronic producer featuring 24 tracks split into three sections: Past, Present and Future

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  1. 10.0 |   DIY

    On ‘Britpop’, Cook’s mastery of the esoteric is singular
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  2. 10.0 |   NME

    This whopping triple album – billed as the 'Past', 'Present' and 'Future' – from the PC Music founder simply never bores
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  3. 10.0 |   Dork

    Less sprawling and all-encompassing than his previous seven-disc opus ‘7G’ and its curious partner ‘Apple’ released in 2020, ‘Britpop’ feels like the perfect encapsulation of A. G. Cook, the artist
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Step back a few paces to look at it in full, and you’ll find something that celebrates freedom of opinion and individualism and is, as he said in the press, accordingly “fun without being facetious”. Somehow, it looks just fine from here
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  5. 8.0 |   Clash

    Cook seems to understand the power of juxtaposition, seamlessly blending diverse elements to create a rich and dynamic sonic landscape.
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  6. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    A. G. Cook’s third studio album finds the producer and PC Music label-head taking stock, and in the process making his finest solo work to date
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  7. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album challenges assumptions about what pop is and offers an exciting glimpse of what it could be
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  8. 7.9 |   Paste Magazine

    On his third studio album, the British producer puts a reverent pin in PC Music across three discrete discs that revel in a self-referential past and outline an already-here future
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  9. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    As he closes the books on PC Music, label founder A. G. Cook unspools a rangy triple album full of shiny synths, inside jokes, and gently sentimental vocal pop
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  10. 6.0 |   The FT

    Tracks explore the past, present and future of the striking hyperpop style pioneered by the producer
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