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  • Summary: The fifth full-length release for the singer-songwriter was produced by John Congleton.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 34
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 34
  3. Negative: 0 out of 34
  1. Jan 22, 2019
    100
    It’s her grandest and greatest evolution yet.
  2. Jan 18, 2019
    90
    While it sounds different from anything Van Etten has ever done, it also never sounds like anyone but her: Her big, sweeping choruses and singer-songwritery melodies adapt surprisingly well to their new context, with heavy, synthetic basslines and sparkling electronic embellishments accenting her echo-laden, multi-tracked vocals.
  3. Jan 11, 2019
    88
    The tension between Van Etten’s melodies and Congleton’s sometimes chaotic sonic coloring makes for a bracing listen on the album’s best tracks.
  4. Jan 15, 2019
    80
    Many of Sharon Van Etten’s fans may be disappointed by the lack of sadness and darkness on Remind Me Tomorrow, and while there are still elements of both in the album’s undertones, there’s more of a hopefulness and sense of promise that suits her just as well.
  5. Jan 22, 2019
    80
    A mix of highs and lows, pains and struggles, joys and triumphs.
  6. 80
    Remind Me Tomorrow, then, serves not so much as a nudge, but a forceful and playful shove to remind listeners just how special Van Etten’s talent is on both a lyrical and musical level. Don’t call it a comeback, but it may well be her most intoxicating and impressive work to date.
  7. Uncut
    Jan 11, 2019
    70
    If the music at times fails to convey the particularities of her lyrics on the trip-hoppy "Memorial Day," Van Etten remains an insightful chronicler of small moments that produce overwhelming emotions. [Feb 2019, p.37]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Jan 18, 2019
    10
    An incredible album, a natural progression for an amazing artist, Sharon has captured her spirit in this body of work, and it pays off. A must-listen.
  2. Jan 18, 2019
    9
    I was really looking forward for this album having listened to the four singles that she released and it was worth the wait. It has everythingI was really looking forward for this album having listened to the four singles that she released and it was worth the wait. It has everything a good album should have, meaning good vocals and lyricism. Some songs are memorable and passionate like Seventeen, Jupiter 4 , I Told You Everything while other songs are just good ( Memorial Kid, Malibu). I personally think that Comeback Kid is going to be an indie classic hit. To conclude, a great album from a great artist. Expand
  3. Jan 26, 2019
    9
    Chaotic mess. Don't know whose misery life is it. But Sharon Van Etten's deliverances (with her new hype-maker Jupiter) are all that matters.
  4. Feb 11, 2019
    9
    I can understand why Remind Me Tomorrow is getting rave reviews. Technically very accomplish and the material is very strong from start toI can understand why Remind Me Tomorrow is getting rave reviews. Technically very accomplish and the material is very strong from start to finish. It's very satisfying when you can just listen to an album in full, that is thematically cohesive and musically captivating enough, with an interesting narrative (or at least not an annoying one), offered with good vocal and instrumental performances. There are no weak songs, although you can sort of argue that some of the electronic elements doesn't quite work, but really that for me is just a minor gripe. Sharon Van Etten delivers with Remind Me Tomorrow and I'm really leaning to give it a 9 and I possibly will after repeat listening. Expand
  5. Mar 2, 2019
    9
    Sharon Van Etten, thankfully, delivers on her new album Remind Me Tomorrow. Switching out her electric guitar and drum-machine for silkySharon Van Etten, thankfully, delivers on her new album Remind Me Tomorrow. Switching out her electric guitar and drum-machine for silky synths and bellowing production, Etten manages to keep her soft sound without drowning the listener in ambient drone. She also creates wonderful moments of nostalgia on the record, calling on sounds from the 80's to create emotional depth. Expand
  6. Jan 18, 2019
    8
    Its a good album, I don't think it's as good as a lot of critics are saying it is though. I'm not a fan of an artist revamping their soundIts a good album, I don't think it's as good as a lot of critics are saying it is though. I'm not a fan of an artist revamping their sound with synths b/c that's what's expected of them. SVE has been churning out solid indie rock/folk rock for over a decade, and now that she's added synths people lose their crap.

    On the flip side, "Seventeen" has SOTY potential. One of her most dynamic tracks yet.
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  7. Feb 3, 2019
    7
    Remind Me Tomorrow is a little all over the place in terms of style and pacing, but is nevertheless another solid set of songs from Sharon VanRemind Me Tomorrow is a little all over the place in terms of style and pacing, but is nevertheless another solid set of songs from Sharon Van Etten.

    FAV TRACKS: COMEBACK KID, JUPITER 4, SEVENTEEN, YOU SHADOW, HANDS

    LEAST FAV TRACK: I TOLD YOU EVERYTHING
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