What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Dominic Fike - What Could Possibly Go Wrong
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2020 Ratings: #786 / 794
User Score
Based on 416 ratings
2020 Ratings: #926
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The Florida star's debut album pays tribute to guitar heroes of the past while adding a fresh alt-pop edge.

Dominic delivers on the hype and then some.
The rising 24-year-old Florida rapper surfs affably on TikTok trends and sounds exactly like a label executive’s idea of the future.
The Guardian

What Could Possibly Go Wrong will be a summer soundtrack for the 24-year-old’s Gen Z fanbase who, like Fike, feel carefree in the moment yet nihilistic about their future. It offers insight into the untrammelled spirit of an artist on the rise, one reassuringly unencumbered by expectations.

God Is in the TV
He has gotten lost in all the options open to him, eventually gathering them up into a bland, unattractive heap.
No Ripcord
Everything here is careful and exact, practically down to a science, which should make Fike's next career pivot even more successful—his image and his likeness down pat and virtually devoid of any surprises.
The kind of album I'd personally only imagine turning on if I was some angsty preteen after slapping my mom, locking myself in the bathroom and draining her top-quality hair conditioning down the toilet, but otherwise, I'd rather take my chances with the 'nanny' music they play at my doctors' waiting room. On a very lucky day, they play some Otis Redding.

Utterly boring, painfully conceived, almost delusional and unlikeable set of generic indie pop and R&B tracks you've heard before, done ... read more
cancel me

"I hope I get Me Too’d"

can we fucking not do this bro what the fuck are you even trying to say

edit ok man maybe the well got poisoned after cancel me but holy shit this is so fucking bland and uninspired. i could get more interesting music from wallows dude, that is a problem. i cant even say that much about it besides cancel me because its just so fucking nothing. i got nothing out of this, ive heard all of this before.

best track: politics & violence
worst ... read more
It's apparent that Dominic Fike has nearly-mastered the craft of the sub-3 minute pop song, but what did he expand on? Well...

I've always seen Fike as an outlier, plain and simple. While his music was always *there*, it never really hit as hard as I wanted. Take his 2018 EP. While it had its moments, I don't think it proved itself to be a classic yet. Or at least, something that stuck. Now, his long-awaited debut record is here, with, the same results, unfortunately.

"What Could ... read more
"cancel me" sure if it makes you stop making music this bad and terribly written
Dominic Fike truly is acting like a Sub.

Florida based pop artist Dominic Fike has not really interested me as much as he has been forced upon me. As a huge fan of Brockhampton, Dominic's brand of alt-rap and indie rock was pretty much stapled to my forehead by force since the bidding war commenced after the release of his debut EP 'Don't Forget About Me, Demos' (recorded during house arrest, which he later was arrested for...uh...not doing that). And after near endless praise and promotion ... read more
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Year End Lists

#39/Esquire (UK)

Track List

  1. Come Here
  2. Double Negative (Skeleton Milkshake)
  3. Cancel Me
  4. 10x Stronger
  5. Good Game
  6. Why
  7. Chicken Tenders
  8. Whats For Dinner?
  9. Vampire
  10. Superstar Shit
  11. Politics & Violence
  12. Joe Blazey
  13. Wurli
  14. Florida
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Added on: July 3, 2020