Olafur Arnalds For Now I Am Winter
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Xenophanes
Emeritus
April 4th 2013



10593 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Yes, but this album is more electronic focused with a pop vocalist performing in most of the songs.

scissorlocked
April 4th 2013



3509 Comments


sputnik loves this guy

only checked some of his older work and was ok

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
April 4th 2013



23814 Comments


hmm that makes me want to give this a go, but apparently it's his "worst one"

hmmmmm

zxlkho
April 4th 2013



3463 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Definitely not his worst.

UnnamedOcean
April 4th 2013



3965 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

No, no no no no no. This is nowhere near his worst. That would be the soundtrack he did recently.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
April 5th 2013



10160 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

Aids, you'll probably give this a 3.5. There are some great tracks here-- check it out, man.

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BLUEOmni
April 5th 2013



684 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

"hmm that makes me want to give this a go, but apparently it's his "worst one""

It's Xenophanes' least favourite release by Olafur. However, just because he doesn't like it doesn't mean it's bad. Listen to it and judge for yourself.

amemento
April 5th 2013



1425 Comments


his older stuff is much better

BLUEOmni
April 5th 2013



684 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

I mean, yeah, I'll agree his older stuff is better. But that's just, like, my opinion, man.

Spare
April 6th 2013



5279 Comments


guy sucks tbh

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
April 6th 2013



10160 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

3.5 is just the most logical score for the record. Omni knows what's up.

BLUEOmni
April 6th 2013



684 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

You know, after amemento said his older stuff was better, I had to downgrade my score to a 3.5. 'Cause it's true. His older stuff is sooooo much better.

Edit: Lowered my score even more. There's just too much of a contrast in quality between his older stuff and this.

CrimsonLies
April 6th 2013



2021 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Really liked his older stuff, will check it out

UnnamedOcean
April 6th 2013



3965 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Agree about the vocals. Sometimes they are great and other times unnecessary. But it's the first time Olafur has ever used vocals, so I bet he will perfect how they are used with his music eventually.

coffeebreak
April 6th 2013



6 Comments


That's might be one of the most beautiful albums I've heard this year
http://5songsperartist.blogspot.co.il/2013/04/for-now-i-am-winter-olafur-arnalds.html

Voyager
April 20th 2013



15 Comments


Reclaim is such a catchy song

ShitsofRain
July 4th 2013



5890 Comments


I'm not familiar with his older stuff but I really like this one.

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Evreaia
November 29th 2013



4031 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I was blown away by this, never heard of this guy before.

If his older stuff is indeed better, I gotta check it out.

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Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
November 29th 2013



14278 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

It is, much better actually.

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BLUEOmni
March 18th 2014



684 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

Yo when is Olafur gonna make something goood again? I even have this shitty album signed by him.



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