Clairo - Immunity

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I didn't expect to fall in love with this in the way that I am. I didn't listen to her until I heard "Bags" a few weeks ago and it's now a tune that's been impossible to get out of my head for the past few days. I've been warm to a lot of the record as well, especially "I Wouldn't Ask You" which makes for such an excellent closer. Didn't know I missed it so bad before it came into my life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9HYJbe9Y18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9l8zCOwEII

josh winters (josh), Wednesday, 7 August 2019 04:20 (two months ago) link

Yes! this is one of the best debut albums of the year. I was watching her genius video explaining the lyrics to “bags” and it might be the first time in those videos I actually see an artist explain a song eloquently.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Wednesday, 7 August 2019 16:20 (two months ago) link

i really like her melodies, "alewife" and "bags" are both really good

very similar vibe to some of the tracks on last year's now, now album but a bit more subdued overall

ufo, Wednesday, 7 August 2019 16:51 (two months ago) link

listening more and it's largely wonderful. a few moments don't really work for me like the very very VW harpsichord flourishes and choir on "impossible" and the verse in "closer to you" feels underwritten but those are fairly minor complaints. "alewife", "north", "bags", "sofia", and "i wouldn't ask you" all feel like instant classics

also impressed by how seamlessly she does both dreamy alt r&b and indie rock

ufo, Thursday, 8 August 2019 09:50 (two months ago) link

this thread is subtly sexist and misogynist but the culture isn't ready for that conversation

like, I’m eating an elephant head (katherine), Thursday, 8 August 2019 13:39 (two months ago) link

lol

pomenitul, Thursday, 8 August 2019 13:42 (two months ago) link

also in case it isn't clear (apparently it wasn't clear?) I did like this record a lot

like, I’m eating an elephant head (katherine), Friday, 9 August 2019 15:44 (two months ago) link

it was pretty clear to me, your review was what made me most interested in the album

ufo, Friday, 9 August 2019 15:45 (two months ago) link

new single "i don't think i can do this again" with mura masa:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wUIexMVG9k

monotony, Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:36 (one month ago) link

two weeks pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IR8NvbZUs8M

great performance

ufo, Saturday, 7 September 2019 00:28 (one month ago) link

I know we don't have to choose but give me this over Billie Eilish any day, man.

alpine static, Thursday, 12 September 2019 15:36 (one month ago) link


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