Dear Annie
Rejjie Snow - Dear Annie
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2018 Ratings: #259 / 534
User Score
Based on 87 ratings
2018 Ratings: #356
February 16, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
300 / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
Suggest a Genre
Add
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Tags
Your Review

CRITIC REVIEWS

100
NME

It’s a record that should rightfully become one of the defining hip-hop releases of 2018.

80
Crack Magazine

It feels like he’s holding your hand, taking you both externally down his streets and his world, and internally through the tangled tendrils of his own psyche. You remain a willing passenger because the sounds Snow couches his visions in are just so damn addictive. One of the most delicious debuts of the year so far.

80
The Guardian

Though it’s hard to hear his Dublin roots on this long-awaited debut, Snow’s conversion to soft-voiced Brooklyn seducer is convincing and stylish.

70
musicOMH

Overall Dear Annie is pleasant ... but it could have benefitted from losing some filler and gaining just a little more dynamism from Rejjie himself.

60
Loud and Quiet

Rejjie is a loveable rapper with a lot of promise when we can hear his personality, but he frequently fades into the background on his own album.

55
Pitchfork
He’s so dedicated to synthesizing his most obvious influences—channeling Tyler, the Creator and N.E.R.D. down to their throat-clearing ad-libs and neo-New Jack funk—that he hasn’t quite established an identity of his own. That failing doesn’t dull the jams or diminish his evident potential, but it does hold him back.
Feb 18, 2018
jordymusic
42
Dear Annie is a well produced record which has a couple good instrumentals buried amongst the 20 tracks, the record gets really repetitive though and the formula is mostly one-note

Rejjie Snows rapping is the main downfall of the record, I just cant get with rap vocals so flat and colourless and his lyrics really don't feel like they're coming from a place of passion

There's little personality in Dear Annie, it's a record of immature content which doesn't even aim to be anything spectacular
Mar 23, 2018
liammenzies
68
Instrumentally this album shines but Rejjie himself is what holds this album back from being something truly special.
Mar 19, 2018
itsyahboinoah
53
One word to describe this album is ""under-whelming"".
Feb 16, 2018
KTOM
87
Beautiful sound all the way through this album, it keeps a vibe which is the sign of a well thought out and orchestrated album. Production is crisp and warm, perfect length.
Only thing stopping this from being a 100 is would like a couple of funkier tracks in this to mix it up a bit, but other than that - which isn't really a fault, best album of the year so far.
Aug 7, 2018*
CHEENYUS
40
loving the beat on 'Charlie Brown'.

FAVORITE TRACKS:
23, Lmfao, Bye Polar, Charlie Brown

LEAST FAVORITE TRACK:
Spaceships
Purchasing Dear Annie from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
MISC LISTS
#7/NME (First Half)
Track List
  1. Hello
  2. Rainbows
  3. The Wonderful World of Annie
  4. 23
  5. Pink Lemonade
  6. Skinny Jasmine Intermission
  7. Mon Amour
  8. Oh No!
  9. Spaceships
  10. Egyptian Luvr (feat. Aminé and Dana Williams)
  11. The Ends
  12. Room 27
  13. Désolé
  14. The Rain
  15. Skateboard P Intermission
  16. Lmfao
  17. Bye Polar
  18. Charlie Brown
  19. Annie
  20. Greatness


Added on: February 12, 2018