OK ORCHESTRA

AJR - OK ORCHESTRA
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 675 ratings
2021 Ratings: #1092
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

Much like Hamilton, or Miranda's biopic musical In the Heights, OK Orchestra isn't just full of hit-worthy pop hooks, it's stage-worthy, ambitious, and full of insights driven by AJR's personal experience.

25
Spectrum Culture
Year-end album lists should be filing restraining orders against this album, but that doesn’t mean you can’t listen to it for a cheap laugh.
Chode
20

Rapture is coming. God will punish you.

BradTasteMusic
8

It is like OK Computer but with more lines about politics and being bullied.

Doublez
40

Ok Orchestra is inevitably an improved version of AJR, however their too often grandiloquent content remains too irritating and tiresome. While their state of mind should naturally make you want to share an experience, the indigestible majority density gives off something of a bitter feeling that you unconsciously run away from.

It's fascinating to see how this popular but hated band continues to fuel musical "debates", although of course that term is clearly not evocative as ... read more

rara2018
60

Ok I get that people hate AJR, but this album isn’t ~that~ horrible. I do think it’s one of their worse albums and it feels a little boring and self-indulgent, but it’s still fun to listen to. It’s not changing the world, and honestly a lot of the songs annoy me (someone who has been to an AJR concert), but it’s enjoyable and it’s different (whether you like that or not is an entirely different thing).

<3 Joe, World’s Smallest Violin, Way Less Sad

mediocrereviews
77

There's still definitely some bullshit on here, but I really enjoy most of these songs and it's an unbelievable improvement from any other AJR album.

KingKrag
20

they rhymed violent with violin

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Track List

1OK Overture
4:31
40
2Bummerland
3:09
34
33 O'Clock Things
3:48
45
4My Play
3:10
47
5Joe
3:32
29
6Adventure Is Out There
3:31
38
7Bang!
2:50
42
8The Trick
2:50
30
9Ordinaryish People
3:39
43
10Humpty Dumpty
3:37
27
11World's Smallest Violin
3:00
43
12Way Less Sad
3:26
53
13Christmas in June
4:39
49
Total Length: 45 minutes
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Added on: December 20, 2020