Woodkid - S16
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 97 ratings
2020 Ratings: #274
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
God Is in the TV
The idiosyncratic marching drums from Woodkid’s previous record may have gone and the album’s concept isn’t always strong as it could be but Woodkid’s production is as just as creative, original and spellbinding, even after 7 years away from this project.
nicoperagine
65
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
Muratka
87
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.
Avakier
90
Woodkid - S16 2020 (90)

Coming with a new LP, Woodkid dives in two approaches , be it epic tracks, or others more mellow and vocally which are heavily influenced by Desierto, with this new project Woodkid stablishes himself as one of the most satisfying artist to lookout in the decade.

Goliath (92)
In Your Likeness (95) 5 extra points for that outro.
Pale Yellow (97) Top 10 Artist that uses percussion to perfection.
Enemy (95)
Highway 27 (79)
Reactor (82)
Drawn to You (100)
Shift (78)
So ... read more
BleachOnMyShirt
82
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.
Audiohype
80
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
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Year End Lists

#23/MondoSonoro
#93/God Is In The TV

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