Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones)

Jai Paul - Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones)
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Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 501 ratings
Liked by 11 people
June 1, 2019 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
The Line of Best Fit

By coming to terms with the past and allowing its release, Jai has allowed fans new and old to come together over this music; music that sent huge ripples round the internet, to many of today’s greatest artists. In 2013 we lost sight of Jai Paul, but we gained this perfect, imperfect record.

89
Pitchfork

Throughout Bait Ones, Paul sounds like he’s battling his own tentativeness, as he oscillates between indecision and bravado.

60
The Needle Drop

Now that it’s officially out, Anthony revisits Jai Paul’s coveted demo project that originally leaked in 2013.

exception
35
EDIT: Jesus Fucking christ people. I retract all of the original review. This is a perfect album (100/100).
My biggest problem was the 6 year gap between the leak and official release. Waiting 6 years does nothing to further your career, nothing to better the situation, and my first thought was "Hmm 6 years later and its released out of nowhere. He needs money." I get that there are personal issues that come into play, but I really dont care about that. If Jai Paul truly wanted ... read more
luna128
75
Greatest album never made.
JoaoSantos
75
Please read the top comment. A letter expressing Jai Paul's feelings over the past few years:

https://www.reddit.com/r/indieheads/comments/bvqdkf/fresh_jai_paul_do_you_love_her_now_he/
PipePanic
70
So we all now about the story. We all know about the leak. We all know about the infamous deflowering of what could have been one of the most impressive debut albums of all time. We all know how depressing, sad, and truly horrific Jai Paul's hand was dealt in the modern music world.

But how is the album?

Well, it's different for sure. His blend of pop/RnB/electronic music leans on more towards the experimental side for sure, with thumping beats packed with odd-tinged synthesizers that bend ... read more
LilGatorade
91
WHAT THE FUCK DID I JUST LISTEN TO
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Track List

  1. One of the Bredrins
  2. Str8 Outta Mumbai
  3. Zion Wolf Theme (Unfinished)
  4. Garden of Paradise (Unfinished)
  5. Genevieve (Unfinished)
  6. Raw Beat (Unfinished)
  7. Crush (Unfinished)
  8. Good Time
  9. jasmine (Demo)
  10. 100,000 (Unfinished)
  11. Vibin' (Unfinished)
  12. Baby Beat (Unfinished)
  13. Desert River (Unfinished)
  14. Chix (Unfinished)
  15. All Night (Unfinished)
  16. BTSTU (Demo)
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Added on: June 1, 2019