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700 Million Streams Later: Is PinkPantheress's Album 'Heaven Knows' the Real Deal or Just Hype?

First things first, who is PinkPantheress?

Well, she's the mystical force behind the earworms that have been haunting our playlists. Breaking into the scene with the viral sensation "Boy's a Liar Pt2," PinkPantheress has become a bona fide TikTok sensation. The track, boasting a staggering 700 million streams on Spotify, catapulted her into the limelight, proving that this London-based artist is no one-hit-wonder. (Yep, she's not just here for a quick fling with fame.) Her dreamy vocals and unique sound have turned heads, and now, PinkPantheress' gracing us with a full-length album titled "Heaven Knows," promising a whole mood.

Now, let's crack open the musical treasure chest that is "Heaven Knows." Sonically, this album is a minimalist masterpiece. Imagine the gentle hum of organs, the subtle allure of tablas, and the sharp precision of drill bass slides. (It's like PinkPantheress raided a sonic toolbox and created a masterpiece.) It's a sonic odyssey that takes unexpected turns, keeping you hooked from start to finish. PinkPantheress invites us into her musical realm, where every note is a brushstroke on a canvas painted with emotion. Lyrically, "Heaven Knows" delves into the complexities of relationships and the not-so-glamorous side of fame. (Spoiler alert: fame comes with its fair share of messy love drama.) It's like a peek behind the curtain, revealing the highs and lows of love and the struggles that come with newfound stardom. PinkPantheress isn't just a singer; she's a storyteller, and each track unfolds a new chapter in the book of her life.

Standouts such as the emotional punch of "Capable of Love" and the lush fusion of "Ophelia" add a distinct flavour to the record. (These tracks aren't just sprinkles; they're the whole dessert.) And the rest are quite good and pleasant to listen to.

As we hit the final act, "Heaven Knows" leaves us feeling satisfied yet hungry for more. PinkPantheress hasn't just dropped an album; she's crafted an experience that challenges the norm and invites us into her artistic playground. This minimalist approach is intentional & admirable but teeters on the edge of monotony. Each track feels like an invite to join her on this rollercoaster ride of emotions.

So, what's next for the musical maven? If "Heaven Knows" is the appetizer, the main course is going to be epic. PinkPantheress has proven she's an artist unafraid to experiment, and as fans, we're hyped for the next chapter. In a world full of the usual suspects, PinkPantheress is the unexpected twist, and "Heaven Knows" is the anthem that cements her as a rising star to keep on your radar. (So, clear your musical schedule; PinkPantheress is here to stay.)

Rating? 7.5/10

Standouts worth crying over: Ophelia, Capable Of Love, Mosquito


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