Label: 4AD - CAD 3119 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, 45 RPM • Country: UK & US • Genre: Electronic • Style: Bass Music, Grime, Techno, Dubstep, Chiptune
Dedication is the second studio album by British electronic producer Zombyreleased on 11 July through 4AD. The album's first single "Natalia's Song" was embroiled in controversy in early Electronic producer Reark claims he wrote the loop that comprises the main portion of the song inand that he was not credited by Zomby for his contribution; in response, 4AD later amended the track credits to include Reark's name.
Dedication received positive reviews from music critics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews Lucifer - Zomby - Dedication mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 79, based on 28 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Dave Simpson of The Guardian gave note of the "pensive, thought-provoking sadness" throughout the record's production, highlighting the melodies as being reminiscent of the "dark, inverted negative[s]" synthpop of the Human League and the "minimal pianos and bare clonks" having a mixture of Keith Jarrett and Spooky that's "somewhere between dubstep and contemporary classical", concluding with, "But however you define Switch On - Artificial Intelligence - Switch On, its beautiful atmosphere of sadness and decay is hard to deny.
Pitchfork contributor Jess Harvell said that despite lacking elements from previous works she commended Zomby for crafting "the most stylistically wide-ranging record he's released yet," giving praise to his evolution from "game cartridge kitsch" to rhythms that are reminiscent Lucifer - Zomby - Dedication Boards of Canadasaying that its "in many ways the work of a Lucifer - Zomby - Dedication pushing himself to see how hard and how far he can push his music into new places. It ranked at number 8 on Spin ' s "20 Best Dance Albums of " list.
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