Adventure

Madeon - Adventure
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2015 Ratings: #664 / 892
User Score
Based on 123 ratings
2015 Ratings: #190
Liked by 2 people
March 30, 2015 / Release Date
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Columbia / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

78
Pitchfork

With Adventure, Madeon’s debut LP, the producer presents a strikingly versatile collection. In a landscape filled with hot-on-paper-but-kinda-"eh" collaborations between big name vocalists and hip producers, Madeon deploys his guests with a stirring effectiveness.

70
AllMusic

Full of bounding electronic pop, Adventure featured numerous guest spots.

60
Spin

Adventure exposes the unavoidable give-and-take between pleasure and pain, the loss and (yes) adventure of youth. When the two come crashing together, sometimes the result makes it worth the struggle. Your feet may agree.

60
PopMatters

Adventure shows a lot of promise and will please a lot of fans, but as of now, that promise has yet to be truly fulfilled.

60
Clash

As 'Adventure' progresses the constant energy begins to become wearing, as if he's on a Red Bull drip while we're just drinking plain old water. In fact, by the end, listening to 'Adventure' is like being held hostage by a madman who, despite everyone wanting to go home, just refuses to let the party die.

Cosmilk
80
It's undeniable that this album and Worlds draw upon many parallels. Madeon and Porter Robinson are incredibly close to each other, they make pretty similar music (for the most part), and their fanbases are almost one in the same. A lot of people like to argue on whether this album or Worlds is better. Now that I've listened to Worlds a couple of times, I'm glad to say that I can finally weigh in on the debate, and it's honestly not even close.

Despite this album growing off me a bit since ... read more
Riskr
85
UNPOPULAR OPINION: This and Worlds Do not beg to be compared like thousands of others say. I feel that opinion is only so popular because Porter And Madeon are best friends and their fanbases are one. If anything, good faith is more similar to Worlds than this is.

Anyway, This album is pretty great. It's pretty repetitive in some areas and some songs are boring. But Pixel Empire, Home, innocence... all of these are really good. madeon was a little too young to throw all of his ideas into an ... read more
_zeltrxn17
67
i knew this guy only because of the fifa soundtrack. and this album isn't all that cohesive, but by house album standards, it kinda is tight ngl
HalfsourDyl
100
"Adventure" impressed me with how instantly likable it was. Madeon's brand of bright, blissful EDM is a joy to experience. Every guest here is a fantastic, especially Passion Pit and Mark Foster. When I first found Madeon, I was lured in by those two features and thought it was so cool that he worked with my favorite two artists at the time.

If you like your electronic music to be overflowing with bright colors, Madeon is a must listen.
TheSmokyWalrus
70
French house producer Madeon comes through with his debut, Adventure. As a huge fan of the house scene, especially French house, I'm slightly disappointed with this record. It's not a bad album, by no means, however I feel all this album presents is some funky fresh house tracks with mediocre vocals plastered on top. Some tracks felt unnecessary and leaving them out would hardly make a difference. There were a few stand out tracks that made my ass shake quite a bit though. Overall, a decently ... read more
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Track List

  1. Isometric (Intro)
  2. You're On
  3. OK
  4. La Lune
  5. Pay No Mind
  6. Beings
  7. Imperium
  8. Zephyr
  9. Nonsense
  10. Innocence
  11. Pixel Empire
  12. Home
 
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Added on: January 30, 2015