AOTY 2021

Your City Gave Me Asthma

Wilbur Soot - Your City Gave Me Asthma
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2020 Ratings: #190
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I want to talk about an album that has helped me a lot in recent history, one with every listen I start to remember that I’m not as lonely as I feel like I am. That album is Your City Gave Me Asthma by Wilbur.
Now this review isn’t going to be some big critique on this album, this album is definitely flawed, the vocals can be subpar at points and the writing does contain a little too much swearing at times, but that doesn’t really affect me, I still adore this album for what ... read more
I sat through Wilbur Soot's "Your City Gave Me Asthma", a multi million you tuber I've watched for years, without an ounce of cringe. That is truly impressive. My biggest problem with this EP, is firstly the simple and predictable chord progressions in some songs, and secondly the vocals in some moment. But these are only moments. It's still a massively enjoyable project with surprisingly good lyrics!


edit: score 78-83. Damn once the lyrics click a bit this thing gets SAD. Its ... read more
With varying levels of finesse, YouTuber Wilbur Soot manages to release a decent singer-songwriter EP that he had been working on for around two years prior to its release.

Originally being part of and editor for the SootHouse YouTube channel, Soot has seen a very interesting come-up into his current career. After the abandonment of the SootHouse channel, Soot got a lucky break on JackSucksAtLife's channel by weaving himself into an mini internet celebrity with a mini scavenger hunt that ... read more
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I'm impressed on how decent this album is for Wilbur's first release containing only originals. It is obvious that Wilbur wants to grow as an artist and stray away from the youtube music and such. I'm pretty much a sucker for any kind of folk music so this one hit pretty close to home. As someone from London, Wilbur writes about his problems and some experiences with failed romances as he lived his life there before moving to Brighton. While it is not a perfect record, ... read more
I don't get what's so special about this, its boring and the only instrument is a little bit of guitar, you can barely hear what he's saying, and the lyrics aren't that good
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Added on: June 26, 2020