The Kids Are Coming

Tones And I - The Kids Are Coming
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Based on 90 ratings
2019 Ratings: #940
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August 30, 2019 / Release Date
EP / Format
Elektra / Label
Pop / Genres
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Saw this on vinyl at Urban Outfitters the other day in the clearance bin. I didn't buy it, but I did decide to give it a listen when I got home.

Fuck you, Urban Outfitters.
Edit: Actually looking back at it a year later I really can't stand this

Tones And I's debut EP "The Kids Are Coming" is a very interesting case. There are many things to like about it, but also some things that just aren't really my favourite. For one, her voice is very nasally and high, but I think in this case that was intentional. Her unique voice works great for some tracks, mainly Dance Monkey and Never Seen The Rain. They have a very catchy rhythm and tune to them, which even ... read more
* The Kids Are Coming (3/10)
* Dance Monkey (3.5/10)
* Colourblind (5/10)
* Johnny Run Away (7.5/10)
* Jimmy (7/10)
* Never Seen The Rain (7.5/10)

Nota Final: 56/100
I'm not going to lie, when I went into this EP I didn't expect it to be all that bad. Sure, "Dance Monkey" is a horrendous atrocity, but I expected that would be the worst from this album. To my surprise, "Dance Monkey" may just be the best song on here.
Vocals are terrible throughout the entire album, instrumentals are possible the most pop cliche I have ever heard.
Save yourself. Do not listen.

-Cover Art: (15/100)
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Added on: August 28, 2019