Woodkid - S16
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2020 Ratings: #131
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October 16, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Art Pop, Chamber Pop / Genres
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Where do I even begin? The name Woodkid was stored in the back of my memory for some time now and I had happened to notice an advertisement of the rolling out of his sophomore album. This was a long-awaited return of seven years without the release of a full-length project. The way he rolled out the album was actually really cool, something I really enjoy that not many artists do. Everything about Woodkid's craft involves storytelling and a creative vision. Much like a lot of Jon Bellion's ... read more
It's been quite some time since his debut work—but Woodkid hasn't exhausted himself. He still skillfully uses his former skills, adding modernity and new abilities to everything.
Emotional, cinematic, and powerful. I felt like I was sitting in an auditorium throughout the whole thing. It feels so large and yet it's so stripped back. The singing, instrumentation, and production are all amazing.
This album is truly beautiful...Woodkid still uses his classical arrangements but they're much more stripped back and elevated here, which gives a lot of these slow ballads a cinematic feeling. There are some nice vocal samples and even sharp, industrial beats at times to give the tracklisting variety, however I find myself drawn most to Lemoine's slow burners, where its just his voice over a building string arrangement. In Your Likeness resonates with me quite a lot, one of my favourite songs ... read more
this album is ethereal. and not to dismiss its artwork, coming off as an indispensable symbol for the record. it showcases in firsthand the loneliness introduced throughout the entire ride in the figure of a disfigured creature embracing Woodkid himself, with a melancholic semblance. the conception of facing head-on dark monsters or inner demons can represent countless things. whether their nature might be kindhearted or hostile, he’s either in search of companionship to sidestep his own ... read more
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Track List

  1. Goliath
  2. In Your Likeness
  3. Pale Yellow
  4. Enemy
  5. Highway 27
  6. Reactor
  7. Drawn to You
  8. Shift
  9. So Handsome Hello
  10. Horizons into Battlegrounds
  11. Minus Sixty-One
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Added on: September 1, 2020