On a Mission

Katy B - On a Mission
Critic Score
Based on 22 reviews
2011 Ratings: #83 / 968
Year End Rank: #37
User Score
Based on 103 ratings
2011 Ratings: #213
Liked by 3 people
April 5, 2011 / Release Date
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Rinse / Label
Dance Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

Katy B is a genuinely exciting UK urban vocal talent, the like of which we haven't seen in some time.

90
No Ripcord

On A Mission deftly mines non-commercial genres and repackages them for crossover success.

83
Entertainment Weekly

Katy B knows a good beat deserves a good hook: Her sleek, sassy debut comes off like the Spice Girls for hipsters.

81
Pitchfork

What puts On a Mission over the top is Katy's way of expressing herself with emotions that extend past "wooo, druuunk".

80
Drowned in Sound

Essentially, the only tracks that aren’t commercial radio hits-in-waiting are the ones which already achieved that status.

thomasny18
60
There's quite a lot of UK artists that were heavily pushed on the radio in around 2010-2012 that have fallen into irrelevancy. For example, you know about Emeli Sandé? Probably not actually, but she was inescapable around that time and even made it on a remix of Kendrick's Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe, probably so the album has a strong appeal to the UK. Other artists include Example, Wretch 32, Tinie Tempah, Labyrinth (before he ended up being on LSD), and Katy B.

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CheapandLethal
10
Appalling
xoZukuft
72
I feel like time won’t render the acclaim that this album deserves
wless
92
katy b's on a mission is another album that incorporates breakbeat type stuff into its production, and oh my god it's a vibe. it's really electronic, which highlights the intricacies of everything really well too and makes for a great pop album.
marvelgaryen
77
Dancefloor ready, this album is quite a gem, perfect for a 2010's decade throwback.
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Track List

  1. Power on Me 
  2. Katy on a Mission 
  3. Why You Always Here 
  4. Witches Brew 
  5. Movement 
  6. Go Away 
  7. Disappear 
  8. Broken Record 
  9. Lights On [ft. Ms. Dynamite] 
  10. Easy Please ME 
  11. Perfect Stranger 
  12. Hard to Get
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