Love Is Free (EP)

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Love Is Free
Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique, Love Is Free.jpg
EP (Mini-album) by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique
Released 7 August 2015 (2015-08-07)
Genre
Length 20:50
Label
Producer
Robyn chronology
Do It Again
(2014)
Love Is Free
(2015)
Honey
(2018)
Singles from Robyn
  1. "Love Is Free"
    Released: 19 June 2015
  2. "Set Me Free"
    Released: 24 July 2015

Love Is Free is a "mini-album" by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique, released on 7 August 2015 by the record labels Konichiwa, Cherrytree, and Interscope.[1]

"Tell You (Today)" was originally released in September 2014 and is a cover of the 1983 disco song "Tell You Today" by Loose Joints, written by that group's founding member Arthur Russell. It originally appeared on the Red Hot tribute album to him, Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, in October 2014.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Consequence of SoundC+[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB[5]
Exclaim!8/10[6]
NME7/10[7]
Now4/5 stars[8]
The Observer3/5 stars[9]
Pitchfork7.2/10[10]
Slant Magazine3.5/5 stars[11]
Spin6/10[12]

Love Is Free received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 73, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 12 reviews.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Lose Control"
Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique3:03
2."Love Is Free" (featuring Maluca)
5:07
3."Got to Work It Out"
  • Robyn
  • Falk
  • Jägerstedt
  • Herby E. Azor
  • Toi Crystal Jackson
Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique4:29
4."Set Me Free"
  • Robyn
  • Falk
  • Jägerstedt
Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique4:23
5."Tell You (Today)"Arthur RussellRobyn & La Bagatelle Magique3:46
Total length:20:50

Notes

  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 111
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[14] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various 7 August 2015 [15][16]
Japan 8 August 2015 Digital download [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camp, Zoe. "Robyn Announces Love Is Free Mini LP With La Bagatelle Magique". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  2. ^ Minsker, Evan (3 September 2014). "Robyn Covers Arthur Russell's "Tell You (Today)"". Pitchfork. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Love Is Free reviews". Metacritic. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  4. ^ Gwee, Karen (10 August 2015). "Robyn/La Bagatelle Magique – Love Is Free | Album Reviews". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  5. ^ Anderson, Kyle (6 August 2015). "'Love Is Free' by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique: EW Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  6. ^ Carlick, Stephen (5 August 2015). "Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique Love is Free". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  7. ^ Hebblethwaite, Phil (11 August 2015). "Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique: 'Love Is Free' EP". NME. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  8. ^ ">>> Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique". Now. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  9. ^ Phil Mongredien (16 August 2015). "Robyn and La Bagatelle Magique: Love Is Free review – irrepressible euphoria | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  10. ^ Hazel Cills (6 August 2015). "Robyn / La Bagatelle Magique: Love Is Free Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  11. ^ "Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique: Love Is Free | Album Review". Slant Magazine. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Review: Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique, 'Love Is Free'". Spin. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  13. ^ Chart Log UK: "15.08.2015 (wk33)". UK Albums Chart. Zobbel.de. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Robyn Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Love Is Free – EP by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Love Is Free – EP by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  17. ^ "Love Is Free – EP by Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 16 May 2016.