Kučka - Wrestling
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 70 ratings
2021 Ratings: #357
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The Skinny
KUČKA's long-awaited first album is an incredibly accomplished expression of her experimental electronic sound.
A thrilling ensemble of electronic songs that borrow the sheen of R&B and pop music while cultivating its weirdness.
Loud and Quiet

It’s not often that debut LPs emerge feeling as fully-realised as this. The myriad different directions in which KUČKA heads across the course of Wrestling add up to what feels like a carefully-crafted sonic aesthetic.

After 6 years, Kucka has dropped her debut album, and it's basically been my most hyped release of the year so far (even though I only got into Kucka last year). Did it live up to my hype? Pretty much yep.

I have to say, I vastly prefer her 2015 EP to this. It just has this charm that's missing here, this certain sound, even though the projects have nearly the same sounds. But no, this is still an amazing album from Kučka. Her voice is truly immaculate, but her production (which she got help ... read more
Kučka is such an interesting artist that actually took too long to finally release a debut album, but it was worth the wait. A pop queen that mixes electropop, hyperpop & dance and actually don't disappoint, at least not for me anyway.
Wrestling is fresh and poised, a quick album that explores all the artists vocal dimensions and range, also fun as hell.
A pretty solid project. The main problem is that a couple of the songs dont really grow a lot. 1 minute in and youve heard the whole song. the prime example for this is the song joyride which starts of quite interesting but then nothing happens. Wrestling is also a track i have problems with. It reminds me of hte opening track to 070 shakes modus vivendi. Starts off all good then after no more than 2 minutes the song is over. I can litsen to it but it is just a little annoying to hear it end so ... read more
My Heart ❤ goes to Kucka for giving us futuristic electropop Goodness to vibe to this weekend. Skybrown is one of my best BANGERS this year had to offer
Wrestling - 5/5 ❤
Contemplation - 4/5
Drowning - 3/5
Ascension - 3/5
Afterparty - 3/5
Joyride - 4/5
Your World - 3/5
Sky Brown - 4/5
No Good For Me - 4/5
Real - 3/5
Eternity - 4/5
Patience - 5/5 ❤
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Added on: February 9, 2021