18 Songs, 55 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Contemporary R&B is enjoying an embarrassment of riches, with innovative albums by FKA Twigs, Banks, and Kelela stretching the genre's boundaries. Tinashe's debut raises the bar yet again. Building on the momentum of the roiling summer jam "2 On," Aquarius features a who's-who of names, from R&B iconoclasts like Blood Orange's Dev Hynes to bankable pop pros like Stargate. "How Many Times" is a throwback slow jam enlivened by Future's staccato vocals, while "Pretend" out-Drakes Drake with its liquid production and earworm hook. Tinashe remains the star of the show, cooing, rapping, and ruminating (via several interludes). It's one of the year's most adventurous pop records.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Apple Digital Master

EDITORS’ NOTES

Contemporary R&B is enjoying an embarrassment of riches, with innovative albums by FKA Twigs, Banks, and Kelela stretching the genre's boundaries. Tinashe's debut raises the bar yet again. Building on the momentum of the roiling summer jam "2 On," Aquarius features a who's-who of names, from R&B iconoclasts like Blood Orange's Dev Hynes to bankable pop pros like Stargate. "How Many Times" is a throwback slow jam enlivened by Future's staccato vocals, while "Pretend" out-Drakes Drake with its liquid production and earworm hook. Tinashe remains the star of the show, cooing, rapping, and ruminating (via several interludes). It's one of the year's most adventurous pop records.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

GOTABIGEGO17 ,

GUURL.

STRAIGHT SLAYAGE. i havent even heard it yet but omg yaaassss. u sllaayyedd beettchh yaaassss

ItunesReviewer14 ,

Pre-Ordered

Tinashe!!! Been following you on all your mix tapes. You never disappoint, it's your time to shine and give the people what they've been missing....beautiful music

NiyahsMommy ,

The Best Album of 2014

Love the album. No filler tracks, Tinashe really takes her craft serious. When you add creativity and skills, you get this beautiful masterpiece. It gives you that Janet Jackson vibe. So proud of you Tinashe!! Make sure you check out her mixtapes as well, Black Water, Reverie and In Case We Die. You will not regret buying this album. #TeamTinashe #BayArea

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