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Slut
April 25th 2014


2677 Comments


Voyeur is probably my favorite song off of this

jefflebowski
April 25th 2014


8257 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

this has waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better tunes than the debut but sonically isn't as interesting

Cygnatti
April 25th 2014


22294 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

love this.

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ShitsofRain
April 25th 2014


5956 Comments


Amazing what sucking a dick gets you nowadays


LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

this has waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better tunes than the debut but sonically isn't as interesting


debut has pretty much all of james blakes best non ep songs

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jefflebowski
April 25th 2014


8257 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

wilhelm scream and limit to your love are melodically great but both covers

to my memory the rest is a lot more ambient and less song focused than this

LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

not really

and what does them being covers matter

jefflebowski
April 25th 2014


8257 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

obviously it doesn't matter but in terms of his songwriting becoming more or less accessible they're not really relevant

LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

elaborate? i dont follow how they aren't relevant "in terms of his songwriting becoming more or less accessible "

Phlegm
April 25th 2014


5578 Comments


can you guys stop discussing music please

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jefflebowski
April 25th 2014


8257 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

because he didn't write them i don't see them as being part of his musical/songwriting progression - I know he arranged them but at least to me they both stand as outliers compared to the rest of the debut

LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

because he didn't write them i don't see them as being part of his musical/songwriting progression


of course they are. beyonce's new album is a part of her musical progression and like all other pop artists ever she didn't write a single song herself.

plus those two covers are completely unique and arguably way better than the originals (limit to your love cover definitely is.

jefflebowski
April 25th 2014


8257 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

'of course they are. beyonce's new album is a part of her musical progression and like all other pop artists ever she didn't write a single song herself.'

that is a very valid point but i would personally differentiate between songs that a written for you (where presumably beyonce acts as a sort of musical director figure with at least some influence on the general aesthetic) and a cover, where the basic elements of the song are nothing to do with you unless you want to stretch the definition of 'cover' to its absolute breaking point

i do agree that both covers are better than the originals, they're my favourite tracks on the debit along with i never learnt to share

LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

(where presumably beyonce acts as a sort of musical director figure with at least some influence on the general aesthetic


i'm not so sure about that. i don't know for sure how much input she has in particular in her tunes but i know many a pop artist really has almost nothing to do with the music produced for them. its just written to be catchy and appeal to the masses and then the singer picks it up and sings over it and puts their face on it. but again thats a generalization i cant say i've read up on this stuff extensively. i do know however that Drunk In Love is a case of her pretty much having nothing to do with it considering it was originally written for some awful rapper guy named Future or some shit and then Beyonce picked it up and put it out faster so he got fucked over and couldn't put it on his album.

where the basic elements of the song are nothing to do with you unless you want to stretch the definition of 'cover' to its absolute breaking point


i would say that this definitely is the case with Limit to Your Love though. Many of the most important basic elements of his version are completely original to his version. dem nuances

My favourite James Blake song is I Mind

Cygnatti
April 25th 2014


22294 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

is it bad that I think his cover of a case of you is awful? :/

MeatSalad
April 25th 2014


15072 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Its okay

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LordePots
April 25th 2014


9117 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

is it bad that I think his cover of a case of you is awful? :/


A Case of You is just a terrible song to begin with tbh

Cygnatti
April 25th 2014


22294 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

*gasp*

Havey
April 25th 2014


9805 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

how the fuck

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Cygnatti
April 25th 2014


22294 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

seriously one of my favorites off that album. :/



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