Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon

Kid Cudi - Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2014 Ratings: #905 / 1004
User Score
Based on 419 ratings
2014 Ratings: #353
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KIDWITHGUNs
75

☆☆☆ 1/2

Criminally underrated minor release from Kid Cudi.

Incredible to think that this is a self-produced record, considering that Scott also forged the beats on "Indicud", which had a lot of underwhelming moments, but at the very least retained a good, consistent aesthetic. "Satellite Flight" is very similar in that regard, but the biggest difference being that instrumentals on this side are more creative and authentic.

And Cudder is on pitch for the most part! ... read more

Z.Younk
80

A misunderstood experimentalist. Cudi transcends hip hop and creates a weird, dark psychedelic-sub genre, further diverging into his own lane in a much more developed and less (insert arbitrary lyrics here) fashion as seen on Indicud. If you're one of his legions of stoner fans, this is the kind of Cudi at his spaciest, you will absolutely love to blaze to. Persoanlly I love how bizarre some of the lyrics are and the oddball psychedelic space-themed afrofuturism aspect.

Brando
63

This is alright. But it could be so much better. Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon is the album that was made in between Indicud and Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven. This album is a much more spacey album. This album features six songs with Cudi on it, and four songs without Cudi. This album is an alright album, but, despite it having “Too Bad I Have Yo Destroy You”, which is my favorite song by Kid Cudi, and one of my favorite songs of all time, this album isn’t ... read more

Pajamas
68

It's a decent project full of fun synths and beautiful vocals, I just feel like it's trying so hard to be this amazing thing, that it loses quality.

Daniel_AOTY
70

Kid Cudi delivers a futuristic like sound with some of my favourite vocals to date from 'Balmain Jeans'. The instrumentals in between can drag on a bit but add to the overall album.

jsh1pp
40

Kid Cudi’s experimental soundtrack album was a bold idea with incredibly poor execution. In the rare moments when there are lyrics, Cudi botched them by either sounding uncomfortably horny or just not saying much of anything at all. The soundtrack moments are ok for ambience, but boring overall.

Best Tracks: Copernicus Landing, Troubled Boy
Worst Track: Internal Bleeding

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Track List

  1. Destination: Mother Moon
  2. Going to the Ceremony
  3. SATELLITE FLIGHT
  4. Copernicus Landing
  5. Balmain Jeans ft. Raphael Saadiq
  6. Too Bad I Have to Destroy You Now
  7. Internal Bleeding
  8. In My Dreams 2015
  9. Return of the Moon Man (Original Score)
  10. Troubled Boy

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Added on: December 28, 2013