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Making Mirrors


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The kind of atmospheric, dub-inflected pop and yearning vocals that would make Peter Gabriel proud. [3/10 Feb 2012, p.112]

Boston Globe: 

Overall, the charms of the album make it more than a knockoff of more established pop brands; it often feels like Making Mirrors bounces their reflections into fresh focus.

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Gotye's exemplary pop sense may be the big revelation of Making Mirrors, yet it's his arty restlessness that will continue to keep him interesting.

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The New York Times: 

The album merges catchy gizmo-loving pop constructions with a stalwartly depressive mindset.

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The result: ingenious, oddly touching, refreshingly emphatic bedroom pop.

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The Guardian: 

A maverick worth watching.

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Making Mirrors offers plenty of evidence the guy could be capable of just a little bit more if he'd focus in on pop music at the expense of his more esoteric impulses, or at least learn how to separate the two more efficiently.

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