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‘Swimming’ through Mac Miller’s final album
Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

‘Swimming’ through Mac Miller’s final album

Photo Courtesy of Kmeron via Flickr Mac Miller performs at Dour Festival in Dour, Belgium, in 2014 By ANA FIERROS Released in August 2018, the late Mac Miller’s “Swimming” shed light on a version of the artist we had no idea existed.  The potential for a world of music unbound to his previous works unraveled onto us like a Christmas gift. Here, we caught a glimpse of the ravishing mind of Miller.  Within a month, the future that we looked forward to disappeared when he accidentally overdosed in September 2018.  Now, a little over a year later, we get “Circles,” a posthumous album, counterpart to “Swimming.” It is a culmination of a journey we craved to see.  This is not what was expected of Miller, but then again, neither was “Swimming.”  Miller would’ve done just fine chart-wise if he...