Duval Timothy - Help
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 79 ratings
2020 Ratings: #476
August 7, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Carrying Colour / Label
Neo-Soul, Nu Jazz / Genres
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'Help' é um disco preenchido pelos cantos, nele, Duval Timothy não se limita a apenas uma abordagem para apresentar diversas camadas de sons que na maioria das vezes dispensa qualquer palavra para trazer introspecção e sentimentos ao longo de canções que variam do início ao fim do álbum.
Yes, please! This album sounds exactly like the cover looks!
If a caring embrace could be an album...

Admittedly, I would've let this project pass me by were it not for the fact that Vegyn promoted this on his Instagram page. Being the huge fan of Vegyn's unique and refreshing approach to IDM and instrumental hip-hpp, I knew I should check out anything he suggests. And sure enough...this was worth my time!

How to start this review...ummmm....this is just such a beautiful hour of music. ... read more
I don't have much to say, it really isn't all that interesting but there are some very minimalistic ideas going on.

Colors: Light Greens and Beiges
Favorite Tracks: Fall Again
Worst Tracks: None!
On his ruminative and memory-haunted new album, the pianist and singer explores community and the ties that bind us.

The diaspora haunts the work of Duval Timothy, the multidisciplinary artist and pianist who splits his time between England (where he was born) and Sierra Leone (where his relatives reside). On his 2018 EP 2 Sim, Timothy blended WhatsApp voice messages and interviews from “family, friends and peers in Freetown, Sierra Leone” into minimal, piano-focused compositions. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Next Tomorrow
  2. Slave
  3. Tdagb
  4. Fall Again
  5. 9
  6. Groundnut
  7. Like
  8. Radish
  9. Something
  10. Alone
  11. Still Happened
  12. Look
  13. Same
  14. Ice
  15. C
  16. U
  17. Morning
  18. Pink
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Added on: July 29, 2020