Maybe We Could

Kllo - Maybe We Could
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
2020 Ratings: #325
Liked by 2 people
July 17, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ghostly International / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Exclaim!
Forever fans of the duo will find more of what they love here but in a new enough configuration to surprise. It's a release that somehow feels like it has less to prove from a duo not quite overdue for their follow-up to a huge success.
70
AllMusic
Kllo's lyrical themes are nothing out of the ordinary for lovelorn pop music, but their balance of tender introspection and airy yet zestful production sets them apart.
60
NME

On ‘Maybe We Could’, Kllo are still making moodily lit club music for shy people, but it feels like they have less to prove this time around.

grayola
88
My favorite record of 2016 was Wet's DON"T YOU—which painted my walks every morning to my local coffee shop with the most wonderful haze of Kelly's light vocals and simple arrangements that packed the ultimate dream poppy punch. I'm finding a version of that feeling here with Kllo's MAYBE WE COULD. It's a lot like Wet's debut: emotional and weepy proclamations over simple synth chords. The big distinguishing factor is, of course, the dance beats at the foundation of every track. It ... read more
MarkyC
74
Kllo nuance yearning vocals with shuffled 90s rave and garage rhythms, giving their songs a unique finesse. There isn't anything spectacular here or a track you feel the need to skip. It works as an airy, cohesive but short mood-piece.
wless
61
maybe we could has some super smooth garage production and vocals, but most of the album just kinda doesn't do anything with either of them. "insomnia," "my gemini," and "a mirror" all do something to set themselves apart from the rest, which is good at least.
Muratka
71
Everything is very smooth...
sleighbell
70
it’s just a little shorter and less substantive than i’d hoped for but i still really enjoy it for what it is.

the production is crisp and the vocals are as smooth and warm as always.
everything i enjoyed from their last record is pretty much here.

FAVORITE TRACKS: Just Checking In, Still Here, Somehow, My Gemini, Cursed, Ironhand

LEAST FAVORITE: 1 Up
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Track List

  1. Cursed
  2. Still Here
  3. Insomnia
  4. My Gemini
  5. Somehow
  6. Maybe We Could
  7. Ironhand
  8. 1 Up
  9. A Mirror
  10. Just Checking in
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Added on: April 3, 2020