Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
Nostalgia, Ultra.
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itsyahboinoah
67
A solid mixtape debut, from one of the best singer/songwirting artist in today's generation.
YehiaSeyam
79
considering that this project rarely comes up in frank's discography recommendations you would think it would be an immature songwriter with some meh songs however that isn't the case
dzrey
83
SLAP: Swim Good, American Wedding, Lovecrimes, Nature Feels

BORDERLINE SKIP: There Will Be Tears

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VERDICT: Love the artwork, love the mixtape
zeyadreda
80
fight me with this if you wanna, but frank ocean still didn't made a bad song to date, all his songs either are good or great or excellent. This is why he is one of the greatest songwriters of this generation.
dyelir
79
If Channel Orange was Frank Ocean's pop breakthrough a la Lil Wayne's Tha Carter 3, then Nostalgia, Ultra. is Frank's Da Drought 3, due to its hype-building off of covers of other artist's material. Here, when Frank isn't turning modern rock classics like "Hotel California" and "Electric Feel" into songs about sex and partnership, he's churning out better new material. "Novacane" and "Songs for Women" are just as likable now as they were in 2011.
76
A great mixtape from Frank Ocean. It may not be as atmospheric or expansive as his newer material, but he still offers intimate, albeit a bit cringey, lyrics, and great vocals. The clear standouts are Novacane and Songs For Women. Lovecrimes and There Will Be Tears are the worst songs on here, but they are still listenable. A nice sample of Hotel California on American Wedding too.
Tom Simmons
70
Fav Tracks: Novacane, Nature Feels, Strawberry Swing, Lovecrimes, There Will Be Tears

Least Fav Track: American Wedding
goncalocouto
82
✅ Strawberry Swing | Novacane | Songs For Women | LoveCrimes | Swim Good
ricardomcr
80
Some cool ideas executed very well, nothing as nearly as complex as what we'd get on Blonde, but it finds its way into the rotation often. Essencial to understanding the evolution of Frank Ocean's sound.

GO LISTEN TO: Novacane.
Claytastic
68
Frank Ocean's debut mixtape, Nostalgia Ultra, ultimately feels like a mish-mash of everything his contemporaries were up to at the time. There are some amazing tracks and glimpses of Frank's talent and potential, but it ultimately disappoints as a whole. Most of the instrumentals are really great (especially Novacane and Swim Good, showing that Frank makes better tracks without sampling), but his vocals still needed some work. The mixtape as a whole is fairly underdeveloped and lacklustre, ... read more
bertdrew
75
1. Street Fighter -
2. Strawberry Swing - 7.5
3. Novacane - 8.0
4. We All Try - 8.0
5. Bitches Talkin' -
6. Songs For Women - 8.5
7. LoveCrimes - 7.5
8. GoldenEye -
9. There Will Be Tears - 8.5
10. Swim Good - 8.5
11. Dust - 7.5
12. American Wedding - 7.0
13. Soul Calibur -
14. Nature Feels - 7.5
BruhMan
94
FAV: Strawberry Swing, Novacane, We All Try, Songs For Women, Swim Good, American Wedding & Nature Feels
ChannelBlonde
85
super dope
80
Nostalaga, Ultra is a fine start and a great album.

Best: Swim Good, Nature Feels, Dust
Worst: LoveCrimes
ArcadeWeekend
82
Talentoso desde sempre, dono de mim <3
Fave tracks: Novacane, We all try, lovecrimes, There Will Be Tears, Swim Good
Sappy
90
Top Favorite: Novacane
Other Favorites: Swim Good, American Wedding, Strawberry Swing
Least Favorite: Dust
Justin
NR
The mixtape that introduced me to radiohead and R&B music in general.
GratedStraws
90
What a marvelous songwriter
CxAylward
80
glorious. better than CO in about every way tbh
rapmartin12
81
Stand-Out Tracks:
- Swim Good
- American Wedding
Henrique_sem_ue
83
Frank Ocean is just one amazing songwritter
Ntando
80
Best Track: American Wedding
Worse Track: Nature Feels
Should U Get It?: Yes
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