Kele Okereke - Trick
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Based on 16 reviews
2014 Ratings: #710 / 845
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Based on 19 ratings
October 14, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Lilac / Label
Deep House / Genres
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DalekTurret32
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I like how this album experiments with different subgenres of electronic music, giving this a more unique shift from Kele's indie punk-oriented sound while playing with Bloc Party. The album usually focuses on love and breakups and blends this lyrical content with a dark atmosphere, with the downtempo-influenced production sounding slightly similar to that used in The Weeknd's 2018 EP My Dear Melancholy. I wasn't keen on that robotic vocal effect used in the choruses of the last two tracks, but ... read more
EMR
44
Cliché progressive deep house/garage album from producer and Bloc Party frontman Kele. He had delivered some mediocre electronic material in his solo endeavour before, and it seems it wasn't enough. Although the mastering and mixing are pretty decent, Kele's skills as an electronic music arranger aren't as bold as some of his most interesting material with his main band, and this record just shows evidences of that fact.
NR
Kyle : stop with this music and do your best with Bloc Party... Or stop all !
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Track List

  1. First Impressions
  2. Coasting
  3. Doubt
  4. Closer
  5. Like We Used To
  6. Humour Me
  7. Year Zero
  8. My Hotel Room
  9. Silver and Gold
  10. Stay the Night 
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