Sensuous is the fifth studio album by Japanese musician Cornelius. It was released on October 25, 2006 by Warner Music Japan. In the United States, the album was released on August 24, 2007 by Everloving Records.Sensuous peaked at number eight on the Oricon Albums Chart.
At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Sensuous received an average score of 70 based on 18 reviews, indicating “Generally favorable reviews”.
Heather Phares of AllMusic called Sensuous “the finest expression of Cornelius’ inimitable, playfully sophisticated musical language yet.” Eric Harvey of Pitchfork wrote that the album “represents yet another step forward for Oyamada’s unique headphone pop.” He added, “It’s not quite the departure that Point was from Fantasma, but it feels like a natural next step.”