K.Flay - Solutions
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2019 Ratings: #103 / 793
User Score
Based on 126 ratings
2019 Ratings: #864
Liked by 2 people
July 12, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
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Taking cues from hip hop, alt-pop, emo and electro, 'Solutions' explores K. Flay’s recent swagger out of the grasp of darkness.

The Observer

It’s all enjoyable, but these Solutions don’t feel radical compared to recent, more adventurous records by kindred spirits such as Billie Eilish or Lorde. Nonetheless, it lends its own welcome light.


the first track S L A P S

every other track doesnt S L A P


mediocre pop - the album


This is pretty one-dimensional, run-of-the-mill pop music. Really, my first thought was that this sounds like female-led Imagine Dragons.

The songs blend far too much to the point that I could listen to this ten times and I would never really know any of the tracks from the last. Sure, the songs are catchy and the production is well established, sometimes even interesting and fun to listen to, but it never really feels like anything is going on. The lyrics are fairly standard, especially the ... read more


This is one of a few albums that I will straight up call boring. There's nothing much that makes it stand out. There's a few points of really solid and heartfelt writing, but many of the songs don't go anywhere. This is unbelievable considering the album it was following up being such a solid entry K.Flay's discography. Even when this album dropped in 2019 I didn't give it much care. It's pop-sellout material that fell flat. The one thing I feel like one can expect from K.Flay is some level of ... read more


One of, if not my favourite album of all time. People say that it's mediocre pop but I got a lot more out of it than that. Songs like DNA and Not In California are incredible works that really made the album for me, the first because it struck a really personal note with me, and the second because it slaps HARD.


The only song I like is Not in California cause the song structure actually makes sense all the rest suck...

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Track List

  1. I Like Myself (Most of the Time)
  2. Bad Vibes
  3. This Baby Don’t Cry
  4. Sister
  5. Nervous
  6. Good News
  7. Ice Cream
  8. Not in California
  9. Only the Dark
  10. DNA

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Added on: May 3, 2019