Woman (Rhye album)

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Woman
RhyeWomanCover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1, 2013 (2013-03-01)
Recorded2011–12
Studio
Genre
Length35:48
Label
ProducerRhye
Rhye chronology
Woman
(2013)
Blood
(2018)
Singles from Woman
  1. "Open"
    Released: February 7, 2012
  2. "The Fall"
    Released: December 10, 2012

Woman is the debut studio album by Canadian/Danish R&B duo Rhye. The album was released worldwide on March 1, 2013 by Polydor Records, except in North America where it was released on March 5 through Loma Vista Recordings, Innovative Leisure, and Republic Records. The album's release followed the singles "Open" and "The Fall", both of which appear on the album.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
The Irish Times3/5 stars[6]
NME5/10[7]
Pitchfork8.5/10[8]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[9]
Slant Magazine4/5 stars[10]
Spin8/10[11]
Uncut8/10[12]

Woman was very well received by critics, with many comparing the album's sound to the artist Sade. The album currently holds a 79/100 rating on Metacritic.[2]

The album was named a longlisted nominee for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize on June 13, 2013.[13]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mike Milosh and Robin Hannibal.

No.TitleLength
1."Open"3:37
2."The Fall"3:45
3."Last Dance"3:27
4."Verse"2:52
5."Shed Some Blood"3:21
6."3 Days"4:16
7."One of Those Summer Days"4:33
8."Major Minor Love"3:56
9."Hunger"3:30
10."Woman"2:40
Total length:35:48

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
positions
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 22
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[15] 145
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[16] 12
French Albums (SNEP)[17] 146
UK Albums Chart (Official Charts Company)[18] 143
US Billboard 200[19] 55

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b "Woman by Rhye". Metacritic. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Woman – Rhye". AllMusic. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  4. ^ Kot, Greg (March 4, 2013). "Album review: Rhye, 'Woman'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  5. ^ Simpson, Dave (March 7, 2013). "Rhye: Woman – review". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  6. ^ Carroll, Jim (March 1, 2013). "Rhye". The Irish Times. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  7. ^ Renshaw, David (March 21, 2013). "Rhye – 'Woman'". NME. Archived from the original on March 24, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
  8. ^ Raymer, Miles (March 5, 2013). "Rhye: Woman". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  9. ^ Hermes, Will (March 14, 2013). "Rhye: Woman". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  10. ^ Mainzer, Jordan (March 19, 2013). "Rhye: Woman". Slant Magazine. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
  11. ^ Walters, Barry (March 5, 2013). "Rhye, 'Woman' (Innovative Leisure/Loma Vista/Republic)". Spin. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  12. ^ "Rhye: Woman". Uncut (192): 76. May 2013.
  13. ^ "Polaris Music Prize Unveils 2013 Long List". Exclaim!, June 13, 2012.
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – Rhye – Woman" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Ultratop.be – Rhye – Woman" (in French). Hung Medien.
  16. ^ "Danishcharts.dk – Rhye – Woman". Hung Medien.
  17. ^ "Lescharts.com – Rhye – Woman". Hung Medien.
  18. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 16.03.2013 (wk10)". UK Albums Chart. Zobbel.de. Retrieved 2013-06-01.
  19. ^ "Rhye Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  20. ^ a b c "Rhye: Woman Credits". Allmusic. Allmusic. Retrieved 26 August 2015.