WILLOW

Willow - WILLOW
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 344 ratings
2019 Ratings: #514
Liked by 7 people
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CRITIC REVIEWS

60
NME

This dreamy, spacey, shamanistic R&B album is both slight and well-realised, proof that Willow's talented enough to stand apart from her dynastic family.

smallpeeble
85
i appreciate this side of willow
Plats
68
Trying to be the next BROCKHAMPTON member, I see.

Jokes aside, this is waaay better than I was expecting it to be! It's nothing groundbreaking and Willow's lyrics are pretty barebones, but the production is absolutely phenomenal, the mixing is spot-on and her vocals are beautiful. Overall, this is definitely a step in the right direction and Willow seems to be the only Smith in the family who's close to finding their own voice.

Fav Tracks: Time Machine; Overthinking IT; Female Energy, Part 2; ... read more
GersonAOTY
80
This might be an unpopular opinion but I actually love this album even recognizing it's mistakes, it is something that when I hear it again I get hooked and repeat endlessly. Willow Smith's vocals are addictive and out of this world and the production is strongly psychedelic and acoustic with various soul influences.

I would say that the weak point of this album is it's lyrics but it is not something that bothers me too much, the feeling brought in each track speaks louder so to speak. The ... read more
marvelgaryen
88
I'm a fan of Willow and I won't deny it, but this album has a really different taste, I see an evolved artist in this project and not that wild teenager who thought she could make critic acclaimed albuns, now she's better and I can feel the influences that she has, probably a lot of people in this website will hate it, but personally I think it's fantastic.
ratococacola
80
Like a Bird: 8.6/10
Female Energy, Pt. 2: 8.9/10
Female Energy, Pt. 2: 8.3/10
PrettyGirlz: 8.5/10
Samo Is Now: 7.7/10
then (interlude): 7/10
U KNOW: 6.3/10
Overthinking IT: 6.9/10
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Track List

1Like a Bird
2:48
82
2Female Energy, Pt. 2
2:53
84
3Time Machine
2:23
82
4PrettyGirlz
2:48
83
5Samo Is Now
2:06
73
6then (interlude)
0:57
68
7U KNOW
3:06
feat. Jaden
65
8Overthinking IT
5:27
81
Total Length: 22 minutes
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Added on: July 14, 2019