Kaiser Chiefs - Duck
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2019 Ratings: #471 / 497
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
2019 Ratings: #638
July 26, 2019 / Release Date
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Polydor / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Dork
A bouncing bop packed with wry smiles, nostalgia and genuine warmth, Kaiser Chiefs are a band comfortable in their own skin. There’s nothing cooler than that.
60
NME
‘Duck’ is far from inventive, but there’s fun to be had.
40
DIY

There are a couple of fleeting moments (the chorus of ‘Wait’ is a hooky, soaring thing) that remind you of the unabashed earworms that the Kaisers can produce at their best but, for the most part, ‘Duck’ is actually a bit of a turkey.

40
The Observer

Duck crashlands in as confused a space as that might suggest; it’s a very mainstream record, but doesn’t sound sure that it wants to be.

79
People Know How To Love One Another 8/10
Golden oldies 8/10
Wait 8/10
Target Market 7/10
Don't Just Stand There, Do Something 8.5/10
Record Collection 8/10
The Only Ones 7.5/10
Lucky Shirt 7/10
Electric Heart 6/10
Northern Holiday 6.5/10
Kurt vs Frasier 4.5/10
Average: 7.9
Guilhermecritic
51
Será que um dia eles vão entregar algo totalmente bom? A banda tem o costume de fazer musicas genéricas e mornas e nesse álbum não faltou. Ta longe de ser memorável mas tenho que admitir que é divertido ouvir.
th_initiator
50
▲ = Record Collection
▬ = People Know How To Love One Another, Golden Oldies, The Only Ones, Northern Holiday, Kurt vs Frasier
▼ = Wait, Target Market, Don't Just Stand There, Do Something, The Lucky Shirt, Electric Heart,

Don't Just Stand There, Do Something is has such an arctic monkeys vibe until the chorus hits and it immediately regrets you for thinking it's anywhere near there
raphalguul
78
June saw the Jonas Brothers make a shitty comeback with repetitive, inane pop. Now here come the Kaiser Chiefs to show those hacks how it’s done. It’s the same formula, except it’s being realized by competent musicians. Duck starts out a bit worrisome with a slightly obnoxious “People Know How To Love One Another”, but then transitions into a record that is great fun – perfectly pleasant pop. The album leaves a particularly good impression because it goes out ... read more
PaulyZ
73
TRACK LIST:

People Know How To Love One Another (7.8)
Golden Oldies (7.5)
Wait (7.2)
Target Market (7.7)
Don't Just Stand There, Do Something (6.8)
Record Collection (7.5)
The Only Ones (7.0)
Lucky Shirt (7.4)
Electric Heart (7.4)
Northern Holiday (8.0)
Kurt vs Frasier (The Battle For Seattle) (6.0)
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Track List

  1. People Know How To Love One Another
  2. Golden Oldies
  3. Wait
  4. Target Market
  5. Don't Just Stand There, Do Something
  6. Record Collection
  7. The Only Ones
  8. Lucky Shirt
  9. Electric Heart
  10. Northern Holiday
  11. Kurt vs Frasier (The Battle For Seattle)
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