Junior Review: Pitchfork

27th March, 2009

PitchforkJunior is Röyksopp’s third album in eight years and finds them synthesizing the highs and lows from their previous records to strike a knowing middle ground. While it might be oversimplifying matters to suggest that it splits the difference between the cute, poppy Röyksopp and the darker, techno-friendly Röyksopp, the most satisfying thing about Junior is how convincingly they’ve bridged that divide. In doing so, they’ve managed to solve the niggling problems inherent to Melody A.M. and The Understanding — neither sickly sweet or unsuitably gloomy, Junior is arguably the pair’s strongest album.”

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