One of my friends told me to listen to this mixtape, and I listened to it. This mixtape is not without its flaws -- a few lyrics that might be a little bit awkward to me or some tracks which are absolutely headache inducing -- but it does have some highlights, and I can see myself enjoying these highlights a lot outside of the context of this tape. Travis Scott improved a lot with his next project, which is considerably much better, but I do think that this tape is important for Travis because ... read more
With each listen that I have given this album, it seems that it has sort of outgrown me a little bit. I do think that its first five songs are a stellar collection of tracks, that could make up for an incredible EP; however, the last three songs on this album do not leave the strongest impression on me. Still though, I do think that this album is relatively solid, and it's also an enjoyable and very beautiful album. I definitively do recommend it, even though it's nothing that I love all that ... read more
edit: hold on, hold on. 81/100? these critics are tripping
it's been a while since I didn't do this shit, but hey, I'm back with a first reaction to this sixteen track, seventy something minutes long Lana del Rey album, Lust for Life. it looks bloated. this is not looking good. but I'll delve into the pits of hell, and I will return victorious -- at least that's what I want. so let's begin.
note: I write these whilst listening to the songs. also, read this beautiful first ... read more
100: perfect, wouldn't change anything about it. one of the best albums ever.
90-99: fantastic accomplishment. 95+ is a near-perfect album.
80-89: great album, worth a listen.
70-79: it's good.
60-69: fine, but it does have many flaws.
50-59: mediocre effort, don't really recommend it.
40-49: not a very good effort.
30-39: bad effort.
20-29: painful effort.
10-19: awful effort.
0-9: absolutely awful effort. one of the worst albums ever.