14 Songs, 44 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

“Where can I find my happy place?” Alison Wonderland asks on Awake, an album born from a journey through depression and anxiety. The Australian producer/DJ found solace in its creation; on “Easy,” she revisits a dark memory: “Walked into the bathroom just so I could cry/Wish I knew why.” On “Church,” she stands up for self-worth. Expanding on her signature sounds—pulverizing beats, monstrous drops—“Good Girls Bad Boys” is so filthy it feels like a TNGHT collaboration, “High (feat. Trippie Redd)” is hazy and numb, while “No” and “Easy,” both cowritten by Lorde collaborator Joel Little, are perfect electro-pop earworms.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

“Where can I find my happy place?” Alison Wonderland asks on Awake, an album born from a journey through depression and anxiety. The Australian producer/DJ found solace in its creation; on “Easy,” she revisits a dark memory: “Walked into the bathroom just so I could cry/Wish I knew why.” On “Church,” she stands up for self-worth. Expanding on her signature sounds—pulverizing beats, monstrous drops—“Good Girls Bad Boys” is so filthy it feels like a TNGHT collaboration, “High (feat. Trippie Redd)” is hazy and numb, while “No” and “Easy,” both cowritten by Lorde collaborator Joel Little, are perfect electro-pop earworms.

Explicit Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5

70 Ratings

70 Ratings

💜

WellGlensflm

Awesome to see her come this far

FMUOASL

FMUOASL

This album will be our Happy Place

Love her

I love you Caper

So excited for her new music, she’s dope af

About Alison Wonderland

With a sound as big as her name is punny, Alison Wonderland is a Sydney-based EDM producer and DJ who began her music career on the opposite side of the spectrum, as a classically trained cellist. She spent a few years DJ'ing before releasing her debut single, "Get Ready," in 2013; then in 2014 she signed with the EMI label and released the ironically titled Calm Down. The EP earned accolades from tastemakers like Annie Mac and Diplo, and it featured the hit single "I Want U." A year later she released her debut album, Run, which featured guest spots from Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, Lido, and Slumberjack. The DJ celebrated the release with a series of launch parties at different strip bars dotted across Australia. Released in 2017, the single "Happy Place" revealed the first offering from Wonderland's follow-up album, Awake. An additional pair of 2018 singles, "Church" and "No," preceded the album's April release. ~ David Jeffries

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