"On her follow up, the Swede extends her streak with an equally edgy EP that segues from sped up dancefloor delights, like the flawless single 'Dancing on my Own' to acoustic ballads such as 'Hang With Me'" - 3.5 stars out of 4 from Us Weekly
"I love being on stage and performing with my band, but I think once you
take the music out of the studio, something happens and it takes on a
life of its own. That's the most amazing thing about being on the road
because you get to experience how the music is making its own way into
people's lives and that's really really nice."
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"“Play me some new kind of sound/Something true and sincere,” she sings in “None of Dem,” produced by the Norwegian electronic-music duo Royksopp. But her swagger hasn’t left her. The album’s grating opener, whose full title is unprintable here, makes a litany of complaints feel like a string of boasts. And “Dancehall Queen,” an ode to 1990s Euro-dub produced by Mr. Ahlund and Diplo, finds her alone in a crowd again, but without the angst. “I came to dance, not…Continue
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"Cry When You Get Older is blessed with a melody that sounds as if it came from Celtic Folk music but is here reshaped into sophisticated electropop, while the piano-and-strings ballad Hang With Me is blessed with a startlingly sincere performance" - 4 out of 5 from The Guardian
The All Hearts Tour show on 5th August at New York’s Webster Hall has sold out! A second date has been added the day before on Wednesday 4th August at the same venue, tickets are now available via Ticketmaster here.
"She's also managed to make a particular emotion her own: that of being heartbroken on the dancefloor.It makes for suffocatingly great pop, most notable on single "Dancing on my Own", a comet trail of sadness and exhilaration that's easily equal of Robyn's breakthrough hit "With Every Heartbeat". - Check out the full article from NME above…
"While "Robyn" dealt mostly with vulnerability, "Body Talk" is about personal strength, and the singer sounds as fierce and confident as ever. On the driving lead single "Dancing on My Own", she plays the jilted ex "in the corner watching you kiss her," but in the end, she isn't sweating it: "I just came to say goodbye," she sings."
"Her partnership with Swedish pop princess couldn't be more fitting -- the first single off Robyn's upcoming release,Body Talk Pt.1, is a bangin' club track called "Dancing On My Own," and its video even features flashing strobe lights!"
Are you ready to dance on your own for Robyn? In celebration of her new album Body Talk Pt. 1, Robyn and Celebuzz have teamed up to create a digital dance party! Join us by posting a photo, and you could win an autographed copy of Robyn’s album!
"But it also comes fully loaded with more hooks than your average pop album's entire tracklist. Who needs 18 tracks? The shorter format leaves you wanting more, which is the desired effect of the first plate in any three-course meal."