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Visions (album) by Grimes 

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Visions
Visions by Grimes (2012)
Release date: 2012-01-31
Overall rank: 598th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 492 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 2012 (9th)
Top 100 albums of the 2010s (51st)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (598th)

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 492 votes)
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55/100
From larryrrr 05/15/2017 21:48
On one hand, this is (often) catchy pop music with some beautiful passages. On the other hand, it's antiseptic, inoffensive, trendy background music for a generation of insular, apathetic, urban airbnbheads doing instagram poses with glitter in their beards. Overall, I find the album kind of boring. I can't give it much of my attention for very long. I think it could have been a very good 5-song EP with just the good songs, disposing of the rest. Her next album had a little more going on.
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From antiquusxy 10/13/2016 17:20
The very definition of otherworldly pop. By turns spooky and beautiful, this great record may fall slightly flatter in its second half, but it still manages to remain bewitching throughout, conjuring dark, imaginative soundscapes with Grimes' magnificent production and alien vocals.

It's cooler than cool, contains some outright bangers ("Genesis" & "Oblivion" are my favourites) with simple yet great lyrics. It is indeed one of the best albums of the year, pop or otherwise.
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95/100
From buzzdainer 08/03/2016 22:28
In her glowing review for this album, Pitchfork's Lindsay Zoladz characterizes Claire Boucher's work as complicating "the all-too-tidy 'post-internet' tag by bringing into focus the many contrasts at the heart of her music: tensions between pop structure and diffuse atmosphere, between technology and the human body, between sensory-overloaded hyper-presence and transcendence." What a great summary of what I love about this album. The song that fully captures these paradoxes in Grimes's work, to my ear, is the rapturously delicate yet ripped-apart "Colour of Moonlight (Antiochus)," which blends soaring vocals with Purple Rain-esque synth beats.
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75/100
From sethmadsen 06/24/2016 05:04
I feel like this is a soundtrack or something.
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From yonstein414 01/15/2016 18:21
Stunning.
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70/100
From vinnid127 09/20/2015 12:17
a talented songwriter with little-no musical training, she is truly an offspring of the DIY ethos. However, overall the record is patchy, but the patches are worth they're weight in gold
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From Antonio-Pedro 05/02/2015 15:07
If some album has the power to make me dance like a dinky frumply gumply girl, you gotta bet that album has magically messed up with the mechanisms in my mind in some amazingly & shinny way. And none album does it like this one
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70/100
From junodog4 04/21/2015 04:41
Very interesting, but doesn't appeal to me like it does to others.
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From HazeyTwilight 12/28/2014 21:32
Having your hair done in the last hair salon at the end of the universe. I may be diminishing in health, but at least I go out looking fabulous.
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From jeremih724 09/06/2014 19:38
okay so its obvious that oblivion is the best track, but the rest is perfectly fine stuff too. maybe its too overproduced for some, which i could understand, but its still a good set of songs regardless
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