Desire Marea - Desire
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Based on 96 ratings
2020 Ratings: #372
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January 10, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Izimakade Records / Label
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I love both aspects of this album. The glitchy pop and beats with the beautiful R&b elements and the vocals are to die for. So why not a higher score. Well, I feel the smooth R&b can sometimes clash with glitchy aesthetic and I feel the overall flow of the album is a bit disjointed but excited to hear Desire Marea future works though.

Track Review

Self Center 6.5/10
Zibuyile Izimakade 7.5/10
You Think I'm Horny 7.5/10
Tavern Kween 7.5/10
Thokozani 7/510
The Void 7/10
uncle Kenny ... read more
Not gonna lie. This thing is a hot mess. And yet, not sure how it differentiates too far from Yves Tumor or serpentwithfeet. And I like those guys. Maybe the songwriting lacks focus. Maybe his voice isn't immediately recognizable. But I love 'Tavern Kween.' And this guy might have bigger and better projects ahead.
Desire Marea, best known as one half of th South African duo, FAKA, comes through with enthralling and menacing debut album. "Desire" has a distinct sound drawing from projects like Boy Harsher and potentially. The entire album whilst still rough and flawed, is a poignant listen for all.

in 2019, Desire Marea released a single, "You Think I'm Horny". This single popped up somewhere on my Spotify and I decided to check it out. The vocals were pristine, almost Moses ... read more
Un album de música electrónica que se ha convertido esencial para este año. Increíble mezcla atmosférica, texturas y lírica que me ha dejado impresionado en más de una ocasión de haberlo escuchado.
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Track List

  1. Self Center
  2. Zibuyile Izimakade
  3. You Think I'm Horny
  4. Tavern Kween
  5. Thokozani
  6. The Void
  7. Uncle Kenny
  8. Ntokozo
  9. Studies in Black Trauma (feat. Gyre)
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Added on: January 11, 2020