M.I.A. - Kala

M.I.A. - Kala
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on 18 reviews
2007 Rank: #5 / 502
USER SCORE
86
Based on
90 ratings

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rapmartin12
86
Stand-Out Tracks:
- Paper Planes
- Jimmy
- Come Around
SiberianBreaks
NR
A very daring and adventurous album. Definitely brought something fresh and exciting into pop. The production and her voice was pretty fantastic.

Favourite tracks: Paper Planes, Bamboo Banga, Boyz, Birdflu, Jimmy, Come Around, XR2
Space Vacation
79
I remember loving this album a lot more in Grade 10; but still an interesting listen and one with quite a bit of influence.
simpsonIan
100
A work as vital as KALA is such a rarity that when it arrives--and KALA practically smacks you in the face as music becomes experience--you have no choice but to sit up and pay attention. M.I.A.'s part-homemade synthesis of political fury and personal experience is beautiful, funny, tragic, poignant--in other words, it is the stuff of great art. And its incisive brilliance is undeniable.
100
Kala is such a blend of beautiful sounds
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DETAILS

August 21, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
Interscope / Label
Electropop, Hip Hop / Genres
www.miauk.com / Website
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 6 - A.V. Club
# 4 - Drowned in Sound
# 7 - NME
# 3 - Pitchfork
# 1 - Rolling Stone
# 5 - SPIN
Track List
  1. Bamboo Banga 
  2. Bird Flu 
  3. Boyz 
  4. Jimmy 
  5. Hussel 
  6. Mango Pickle Down River
  7. 20 Dollar 
  8. World Town 
  9. The Turn 
  10. XR2 
  11. Paper Planes 
  12. Come Around
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