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The single received generally positive reviews. Clash writer Robin Murray defines ''Savages'' as "an astonishing blast of future-pop", and states that Kerli's voice, throughout the track, is "pirouetting into crystalline sonics".<ref name="clash">{{cite web|url=https://www.clashmusic.com/news/track-of-the-day-213-kerli|title=Track Of The Day 21/3 - Kerli|date=March 21, 2019|author=Robin Murray|website=Clash|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Antranig Shokayan from Wiwibloggs, an independent web site devoted to the Eurovision Song Contest, positively reviewed the track, writing that "both the song and the music video are very true to the artistic style we've come to expect from Kerli". He also stated that "the lyrics have a dark edge to them", and "the imagery is sharp and it is coupled by the visuals in the music video". In his opinion, ''Savages'' "is certainly an appropriate choice for lead single".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://wiwibloggs.com/2019/03/27/making-love-like-savages-estonias-kerli-releases-new-song-and-album/|title=Making love like “Savages”: Estonia’s Kerli releases new song and album|date=March 27, 2019|author=Antranig Shokayan|website=Wiwibloggs|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Sam Bennett from Poparazzi likewise praised the track, adding that it "harkens back to the early ''Love is Dead'' days, mixing them with the delicious signature bubblegoth vibes of ''Utopia''" and stating that "it’s quintessential Kerli".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://poparazzi.org/listen-kerli-savages/|title=Listen: Kerli – ‘Savages’|date=December 2, 2018|author=Sam Bennett|website=Poparazzi|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref>
 
The single received generally positive reviews. Clash writer Robin Murray defines ''Savages'' as "an astonishing blast of future-pop", and states that Kerli's voice, throughout the track, is "pirouetting into crystalline sonics".<ref name="clash">{{cite web|url=https://www.clashmusic.com/news/track-of-the-day-213-kerli|title=Track Of The Day 21/3 - Kerli|date=March 21, 2019|author=Robin Murray|website=Clash|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Antranig Shokayan from Wiwibloggs, an independent web site devoted to the Eurovision Song Contest, positively reviewed the track, writing that "both the song and the music video are very true to the artistic style we've come to expect from Kerli". He also stated that "the lyrics have a dark edge to them", and "the imagery is sharp and it is coupled by the visuals in the music video". In his opinion, ''Savages'' "is certainly an appropriate choice for lead single".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://wiwibloggs.com/2019/03/27/making-love-like-savages-estonias-kerli-releases-new-song-and-album/|title=Making love like “Savages”: Estonia’s Kerli releases new song and album|date=March 27, 2019|author=Antranig Shokayan|website=Wiwibloggs|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Sam Bennett from Poparazzi likewise praised the track, adding that it "harkens back to the early ''Love is Dead'' days, mixing them with the delicious signature bubblegoth vibes of ''Utopia''" and stating that "it’s quintessential Kerli".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://poparazzi.org/listen-kerli-savages/|title=Listen: Kerli – ‘Savages’|date=December 2, 2018|author=Sam Bennett|website=Poparazzi|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref>
   
Music website Broadway World Music praises Kerli's performance in the music video: "her ethereal, other-worldly elegance is seductive and captivating, carrying with it the whispered edge of latent danger, drawing the viewer in like a fly to the spider".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Kerli-Delivers-Incredible-Official-Video-For-SAVAGES-20190321|title=Kerli Delivers Incredible Official Video For SAVAGES|date=March 21, 2019|author=BWW News Desk|website=Broadway World Music|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Meikee Magnetic from Dark Beauty website wrote that the video "speaks to the heart reaching all corners of the soul" and that "the creative team behind the production uses minimal yet high art imaging that parallels the song in a perfect way".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.darkbeautymag.com/2019/03/kerli-savages/|title=KERLI ‘Savages’|date=March 28, 2019|author=Meikee Magnetic|website=Dark Beauty Magazine|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref>
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Music website Broadway World Music praises Kerli's performance in the music video: "her ethereal, other-worldly elegance is seductive and captivating, carrying with it the whispered edge of latent danger, drawing the viewer in like a fly to the spider".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Kerli-Delivers-Incredible-Official-Video-For-SAVAGES-20190321|title=Kerli Delivers Incredible Official Video For SAVAGES|date=March 21, 2019|author=BWW News Desk|website=Broadway World Music|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref> Meikee Magnetic from Dark Beauty website wrote that the video "speaks to the heart reaching all corners of the soul" and that "the creative team behind the production uses minimal yet high art imaging that parallels the song in a perfect way".<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Kerli-Delivers-Incredible-Official-Video-For-SAVAGES-20190321|title=KERLI ‘Savages’|date=March 28, 2019|author=Meikee Magnetic|website=Dark Beauty Magazine|accessdate=August 20, 2019}}</ref>
   
 
==Lyrics==
 
==Lyrics==
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