The hour is finally upon us. Justice's third album Woman is out for all to enjoy.
As was to be expected from lead singles "Safe and Sound," "Randy," and "Alakazam!," it walks the line between analog '70s electronica, disco-tized guitar jams, and the mid-2000s blog house the French duo fearlessly led in the days of its inception.
Its voluptuous 10 tracks play as a pinnacle of the Justice "sound." If † was the group's incomparable debut, and Audio, Video, Disco was the sound of strained growing pains, Woman is the intersection of vintage and future the pair always sought. It's an album that begs to be performed live. Even when streamed over digital platforms, it's got a warmth reminiscent of vinyl. If this music had a scent, it'd be the smell of your dad's old denim vest.
Every vocal is a heavenly chorus, every piano run funk-infused every guitar note sounds like Justice speaking directly to your soul. Listen to it and time travel backward, forward, sideways. As second track "Pleasure" puts it, "use imagination as a destination."