Marina (and the Diamonds) - "Man's World"

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  1. KindaCool

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    She's confirmed this on Instagram a while back.

    The last album left a sour taste tbh. Fairly unimpressive.

    I think there was a snippet of a new song somewhere but I couldn't find it.

    Anyone still checking for her?
     
  2. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    I really like her - she's got a great, distinctive voice, she's written some pithy lyrics, turned out some eye-catching visuals, and she's great live. The last record was trite, but I'm still hopeful for whatever comes next.

    I still can't believe she ditched her stage name for just MARINA though.
     
  3. octophone

    octophone WHOLE! NEW! WORLD!

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    Going from Marina and the Diamonds to Marina made sense in the context of "Love & Fear" - bland, anonymous, not in any way unpleasant but completely unremarkable.

    5th alobum will probably be called "Live & Laugh".
     
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  4. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Released exclusively through Etsy.
     
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  5. octophone

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    Hand-embroidered sleeve - comes with a little card saying "thank you for supporting a small business in these difficult times".
     
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  6. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    This sounds quite FAMILY JEWELS though.

     
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    I enjoyed the last album. She's older and she's in love, and I think it works fine in the context of that.
     
  8. Suedey

    Suedey [Women yelling in background]

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    It only just clicked with me.... today. I'm playing the vinyl now and really, really enjoying it.
     
  9. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    first single Man's World out next Friday. here's a picture of a postcard sent to fans announcing it.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Phoenix

    Phoenix Get Well Soon

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    Fingers crossed it’s good
     
  11. Logic?

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    Hopefully the new stuff will be more of this ilk!

    I didn’t dislike the last album I just thought a lot of it was DULL.

    Album ranking:

    Froot
    Family Jewels
    Electra Heart
    Love & Fear

    Electra Heart seems to be by far and away her most successful era in terms of streams. I was pleasantly surprised at some of the numbers she has.
     
  12. HeLikedTurner

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    I like or love almost all of her stuff! Looking forward to this!
     
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    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Froot
    Electra Heart / Love + Fear
    Family Jewels

    no shade to the first album, I love 3-4 tracks but her voice across it is too much. she really improved vocally from Electra Heart.

     
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  14. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    can we change the title to Man's World for now @KindaCool?

    this is looking and sounding very promising

     
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  15. Alex

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    Okay that sounds promising, hopefully better than anything in the last album
     
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  16. jivafox

    jivafox chalamet & chill

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    SOUNDS ALRIGHT
     
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  17. COB

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    I'm quite liking that!
     
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    I love the visuals in that! The song is sounding good too
     
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  19. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    sounds incredible!
     
  20. KindaCool

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    That does sound good!
     
  21. HeLikedTurner

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    Oooh, I like the sound of that. Bring it Marina!
     
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    This sounds like "grown up" Family Jewels material in a good way.

    YES PLEASE.
     
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  23. octophone

    octophone WHOLE! NEW! WORLD!

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    I'm not judging based on such a tiny clip but she'll always be able to get a listen out of me, I expect.
     
  24. Diddy

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    Why do people insist on releasing on weird days?
     
  25. HeLikedTurner

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    I suppose if most artists release on a Friday, if you're not very high profile, releasing on a Wednesday might garner a wee bit more attention. I think I'd do that if I was a pop star ON THE WANE.
     
  26. Diddy

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    not if you want a good entry position though... I’d think she’s still perfectly capable of getting a top 10
     
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    Ohh...I thought her hit singles days were over?
     
  28. Diddy

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    oh hang on I got confused, is this not the album out on Wednesday?
     
  29. HeLikedTurner

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    Oh I think it’s just a single!
     
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  30. Diddy

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    Oops yes it does say new single :)
     
  31. Diddy

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    Several times :D well I had just woken up when I read this so I plead insanity and sore eyes
     
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  32. jivafox

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    I like it! the production is a big step up on Love+Fear. the verses are great ("the campest hotel in LA" line is :disco:) - not sure about the extended post chorus, it drags a bit and it's half the song. but it's a strong 7.5 on first play.
     
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    Well this is kind of tough to judge on first listen. Of course the sentiment is important and timely and the middle 8 has a great melody. I don't know if I actually LIKE it that much though. It may grow.
     
  35. Phoenix

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    I like it
     
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  37. ZenGiraffe

    ZenGiraffe We're trying to have a teams meeting, you fool!

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    Why is she trying to cram so many syllables into each line?
     
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  38. COB

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    Oh that's gorgeous!
     
  39. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    I like it. The lyrics are a bit clunky, but it sounds quite FROOT.
     
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  40. KindaCool

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    It sounds pleasant enough, but definitely sounds like a grower. I love the white-haired guitarist.

    Lyrics aren't her strength.
     

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