Ys (studio album) by Joanna Newsom
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Ys is ranked as the best album by Joanna Newsom.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.9/100, a mean average of 80.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.5.
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Listeners who do not like Björk, or Kate Bush, beware. I could have liked this album more without her childlike voice. The music was yet pleasing and oozed sentiments and beauty. A difficult combination to many I suppose?
A meandering mess. I like my folk music with at least a hint of pop songwriting influence.
I enjoy hearing new music, and I've been on a folk craze lately. This is a pleasant, yet different, sounding batch of alternative-folk songs. The instrumentation, strings, keyboards, and orchestration complement the vocal nicely.
Belíssimo. Imensa força e profundidade! As cordas são extraordinárias!
A very meditative in structure, her vocals totally deliver her imagery lyrics in a beautiful way. Quite hard to get into IMO, but, during my mental breakdown phase, this totally calms me down.
The vocals are the most puzzling aspect of this album for me. Sometimes they offer an eye-opening experience, but for the most part they are like a "keep out" sign that stops you from exploring all the almost magical stuff that's going on here.
Not super accessible and probably not for everyone. It took me a couple listens before it started to click, and for me to get use to Joanna Newsom's voice, but now I love it. Rewarding with more and more listens. Emily is probably the best and most accessible song on here, but the rest are great too.
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Great to hear this album I like the way the harp is played and the orchestra is good set in scene and the voice of her is sublime. I have no standout track I like all. Very good
I was putting off listening to this because it's not on Spotify, but I was missing out!!
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