Us (Empress Of album)

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Us
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 19, 2018
LabelTerrible, XL
ProducerLorely Rodriguez, Dev Hynes, DJDS, Pional, Cole M.G.N.[1][2]
Empress Of chronology
Me
(2015)
Us
(2018)
Singles from Us
  1. "Trust Me Baby"
    Released: April 11, 2018
  2. "When I'm with Him"
    Released: August 22, 2018
  3. "Love for Me"
    Released: September 24, 2018
  4. "I Don't Even Smoke Weed"
    Released: October 17, 2018
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Slant Magazine4/5 stars[4]
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[5]

Us is the second studio album by Latin American singer-songwriter and producer Empress Of, released on October 19, 2018 via XL Recordings and Terrible Records.[6] The album was preceded by the double A-side single "Trust Me Baby / In Dreams", released on April 11, 2018,[2] and three promotional singles: "When I'm with Him", released on August 22;[7] "Love for Me", released on September 24;[8] and "I Don't Even Smoke Weed", released on October 17.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Everything to Me"2:47
2."Just the Same"3:41
3."Trust Me Baby"
  • Rodriguez
  • Greif-Neill
3:18
4."Love for Me"
  • Rodriguez
  • Potter
  • Griesemer
3:19
5."I Don't Even Smoke Weed"
3:26
6."Timberlands"
  • Rodriguez
  • Georgia Barnes
  • Barros
3:21
7."I've Got Love"
  • Rodriguez
  • Greif-Neill
3:17
8."All for Nothing"
  • Rodriguez
  • Andrew Sarlo
3:12
9."When I'm with Him"
3:13
10."Again"
  • Rodriguez
3:01

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aviles, Gwen (October 19, 2018). "Empress Of 'Us' Stream". Spin. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Helman, Peter (April 11, 2018). "Empress Of – "Trust Me Baby" & "In Dreams"". Stereogum. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  3. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Ordaz, Sophia (October 10, 2018). "Empress Of: Us". Slant Magazine. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Donelson, Marcy. "AllMusic Review". [AllMusic]]. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  6. ^ Renshaw, David (August 21, 2018). "Empress Of announces new album Us". The FADER. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  7. ^ Halabian, Layla (August 22, 2018). "Empress Of's "When I'm With Him" video is a love letter to East L.A." The FADER. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  8. ^ Castro-Cota, Isabella (September 26, 2018). "Empress Of – "Love for Me"". Spin. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  9. ^ Rettig, James (October 17, 2018). "Empress Of – "I Don't Even Smoke Weed"". Stereogum. Retrieved October 23, 2018.