Hallucinogen

Kelela - Hallucinogen
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
User Score
Based on 174 ratings
2015 Ratings: #64
October 9, 2015 / Release Date
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Cherry Coffee / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

88
Resident Advisor

Hallucinogen still features big names like Arca and Kingdom, but now its central star is bolder, brighter and more mesmerizing than ever.

83
Pitchfork

Her new EP, Hallucinogen, uses the gristle and guts of feeling as a thematic base for exploring new textures in music.

80
Spin

Its six tracks see the self-described former “proper shower singer” climbing ever further into the synthesized mist.

80
Exclaim!

She has made the transition from buzz-worthy by demonstrating consistency and range, and there's a certainty in her presentation and artistic choices that leave an infinite number of lanes open.

75
Pretty Much Amazing

In Hallucinogen, her voice takes lead, dictating when the music kicks in, cuts out, and shifts weight. A more experienced craftsman is wielding what worked before with more confidence and wisdom.

70
Rolling Stone

Hallucinogen is a fully-realized vision from an artist who's poised for a long and fruitful career.

67
Consequence of Sound

Hallucinogen shows a powerful sense of purpose, the marks of an artist making confident decisions rather than relying on the talent of a strong voice.

JotaBrasil
74
Com a ascensão do novo R&B que tem nos nomes de Miguel, FKA twigs, The Weeknd e Frank Ocean os principais representantes, não é surpresa que novos artistas vão aparecendo cada vez mais em uma velocidade bem grande. Um desses nomes é da americana Kelela que lançou o ótimo EP Hallucinogen.

Com um mixtape (Cut 4 Me) já na bagagem aclamado pela critica e ganhando a atenção da Björk e da Solange Knowles, Kelela consegue ... read more
76fex
73
i got in a bad car accident while listening to hallucinogen (track)
Sappy
85
Top Favorite: All The Way Down
Other Favorites: The High, Rewind, Gomenasai
Least Favorite: Hallucinogen
lukassantiago3
87
Kelela is one of few artists that showed us we can trust with eyes shut.
LeBlanc
85
Great EP.
Faves: A Message, Rewind, Gomenasai, All The Way Down.
Least fave: The High.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#8/FACT Magazine
#25/SPIN
#31/Pitchfork
#38/Complex
#47/Treble

Track List

  1. A Message
  2. Gomenasai
  3. Rewind
  4. All the Way Down
  5. Hallucinogen
  6. The High
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