Flamboyant

Dorian Electra - Flamboyant
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 991 ratings
2019 Ratings: #128
Liked by 87 people
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Needle Drop

Flamboyant is a distillment of what has made bubblegum bass so interesting over the past few years, as well as an apt commentary on gender politics.

PipePanic
87

Goddamn. This has none stop bangers.

I swear to Christ that this group of PC Music pop stars are creating some of the most engaging, smartest, fun, entertaining and interesting pop music to ever come out. It's like if Britney Spears was screwed into a blender and spat out in a crystallized heap of garbage that grew tentacles and starting vomiting out bangers, because holy shit this album slaps. I can't even wear the mask of 'I know about music' because this shit is just fucking banger city ... read more

91

Bubblegum bass beau monde.
Dorian on the surface could be seen as gimmicky, from their pencil thin mustache, to their campy, bright and outrageous outfits usually indicative of the baroque era.
You'd not only be doing them but yourself a disservice not looking past that surface level.

Dorian Electra's debut album is extremely powerful, it's alluring, it's challenging, it's illuminating, it's progressive, it's fun, it's catchy and it's one of the top albums of 2019.

WhatTheFunk
58

In recent years the bubblegum bass, PC Music's electropop is expanding with artists like Charli XCX, SOPHIE, Poppy, Hannah Diamond or 100 gecs. Dorian Electra fits perfectly into this artist's box, we heard him in "Pop 2" by Charli XCX. And now, we have "Flamboyant", his debut album. At first I did not know if it was a girl or a boy and I did not think it would change the fun of the album, which is a first success. Electra creates a bold plastic sound, futuristic and ... read more

90

The album that got me to come out as bisexual (no joke)

Favourite Song: Man to Man

Reh4bh0rr0r
91

I like about this much

Jenscederdorff
78

Love the production and the masculinity statements all over this project.

FAV TRACKS: Career Boy, Emasculate, Flamboyant, Live by the Sword, fReAkY 4 Life

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Track List

1Mr. to You
2:06
77
2Career Boy
3:37
86
3Daddy Like
2:55
76
4Emasculate
2:18
85
5Man to Man
3:17
90
6Musical Genius
1:55
80
7Flamboyant
3:16
91
8Guyliner
2:55
82
9Live by the Sword
2:31
79
10Adam & Steve
3:01
83
11fReAkY 4 Life
3:17
79
Total Length: 31 minutes

Year End Lists

#5/PAPER
#10/The Needle Drop
#14/Dazed
#70/Noisey
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Added on: May 29, 2019