- No Plan

David Bowie - No Plan
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 2 reviews
USER SCORE
75
Based on
77 ratings

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80
The Independent

This EP draws together his performances from the Lazarus soundtrack, in effect adding a neat postscript to Blackstar, with “Lazarus” itself forming the bridge.

70
Exclaim!

No Plan will largely appeal to those who weren't as up to date on every detail of Lazarus and its soundtrack, leaving little of note for those who were.

EMR
74
An interesting follow up to the highly acclaimed Blackstar last year, this short four-song EP sees Bowie's final moments of sonic experimentation, diving even further into the dark, moody atmosphere revealed on his last album. These songs are quite well-written and greatly produced, with the Chameleon's voice up front most of the time, accompanied by some lush instrumentation that sounds really close to the ambience found on Blackstar - which will definitely please the album's fans. Despite ... read more
71
While the final track on here is pretty weak, the rest of this is surprisingly fitting for a posthumous release. You have variety, even within it's brief runtime, with the aggression and apocalyptic imagery of Killing a Little Time and the contrastingly mellow, comforting release of No Plan. As it is, it does feel unfinished and I worry this is the preamble of a follow up record, but what we have here is a pretty decent final farewell.
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DETAILS

January 8, 2017 / Release Date
EP / Format
Columbia / Label
Art Rock / Genres
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Track List
  1. Lazarus
  2. No Plan
  3. Killing a Little Time
  4. When I Met You
Contributions By
philthy, patton, arca


Added on: January 7, 2017