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Jessy Lanza - "It Means I Love You" (Singles Going Steady)

Jessy Lanza manages to take us to a bunch of interesting sonic places as she effortlessly transitions from section to section.

Jedd: Beaudoin: Helloooo. Where did this come from? Love it. It’s got that (forgive me) Kate Bush/Peter Gabriel thing happening for it while also having its own character. Coming back to this one again and again. [9/10]

Steve Horowitz: There’s something unintentionally funny going on here. The beats move to a faster tempo than the human heart but the emotions come off as stolid and fake. Lanza may be trying to be seductive, but when she goes a capella the façade falls apart. [5/10]

Chad Miller: Extremely catchy all the way through, mostly thanks to the driving percussion and synth-horn arrangement. The vocal melodies compliment the beat as well. Lanza manages to take us to a bunch of interesting sonic places as she effortlessly transitions from section to section, changing the beat and the pace many times. [7/10]

Jessy Lanza's new album Oh No releases May 13th via Hyperdub.

SCORE: 7.00


02/12 – Glasgow, UK @ Stereo

02/14 – Ramsgate, UK @ Ramsgate Music Hall

02/16 – London, UK @ Oslo

02/17 – Paris, FR @ Point Ephemere

02/18 – Zurich, CH @ Papiersaal

02/19 – Milano, IT @ Magnolia

02/20 – Munich, DE @ Ritournelle

02/21 – Vienna, AT @ B72

02/24 – Hamburg, DE @ Uebel @ Gefahrlich

02/25 – Berlin, DE @ Berghain

02/26 – Malmo, SE @ Babel

02/27 – Warsaw, PL @ Fabryka Trzciny

02/28 – Copenhagen, DK @ Lille Vega

03/01 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique

03/02 – Amsterdam, NL @ Tolhuis

03/03 – Cologne, DE @ Gewoelbe

03/04 – Zwolle, NL @ Where the Wild Things Are

03/10 – Vancouver, BC @ The Imperial Theatre

03/11 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre

03/12 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater

03/14 – San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine

03/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theatre

03/18 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

03/19 – Tucson, AZ @ The Flycatcher

03/21 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada

03/22 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk

03/23 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio

03/24 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks

03/25 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn

03/26 – Atlanta, GA @ The Loft

03/28 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle

03/29 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat

03/30 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

03/31 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall

04/01 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall

04/02 – Pawtucket, RI @ The MET Cafe

04/04 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar

04/05 – Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom

04/06 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro

04/07 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot

04/08 – London, ON @ London Music Hall

04/09 – London, ON @ London Music Hall

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