The more charming pockets found within The Narcissist II’s peculiar symmetry are worth waiting for, so long as you’re willing to suspend your disbelief long enough to ingest the entire record.
The Narcissist II is so compelling because it is conceptually so much more rigorous and consistent, so much richer with internal resonances than its duo-created cousins.
The emotive, frank lyrical style accesses vulnerable areas of your psyche, making you give more sweat and spittle to try and grasp the lesson he's learned.
The Narcissist II is compelling but ultimately shallow, and shallow is a fault, even if that's what Blunt was aiming for.
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