Spaceman

Nick Jonas - Spaceman
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #172 / 175
User Score
Based on 154 ratings
2021 Ratings: #209
Liked by 4 people
March 12, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island / Label
Electropop, R&B / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Clash

One of his most rounded and adult statements to date, ‘Spaceman’ is certainly worth exploring - as lockdown hobbies go, it’s up there with banana bread as one of the most tasteful.

60
The Independent

To be honest, this album is more Pringles than caviar. But it’s comfortingly moreish. When it comes to the Jonas boys, it seems that once you pop, you can’t stop.

60
PopMatters

While reminding us that he has always been more sonically interesting on his own, Nick Jonas' attempts at deeper emotion and thought fall flat on his new solo LP, Spaceman.

58
Pitchfork

To cut through and leave a lasting impression of Nick Jonas, the artist, would require a vision much bolder than what this album has to offer.

50
The Line of Best Fit

There's no doubt that Spaceman offers guilt-free pop with a tinge of R&B. Unfortunately, this doesn't make up for the lack of depth and emotion which means, despite being Jonas’ strongest work yet, the album still runs the risk of being forgettable.

Case
60
The singles weren’t bad and made me think maybe this would be pretty good, but unfortunately while it is decent, it suffers from the problems a lot of radio friendly pop music does.

This album is overproduced to the point where it kinda loses its sense of identity. He is trying to sound super relevant and trendy with some of the generic trap beats and 808s in these songs, and there are a lot of times on here, especially in the hooks, where he sounds exactly like Chris Brown. The album ... read more
BaddieBaphomet
50
Having not released any solo music in the last five year as well as a lot of his solo work not remaining in the public consciousness, Nick Jonas had a lot to prove on his newest release, mainly whether or mot her artistry is even relevant outside of Millennial and Gen Z nostalgia. However, while I think this project wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be, “Spaceman” doesn’t serve as a good argument for keeping Nick Jonas around.

Most of the problems with ... read more
marvelgaryen
70
Can we all just agree that Nick Jonas is the only REAL talented Jonas Brother?? I lowkey liked this album very much, but maybe I'm biased of his hottiness... hahaha just kidding but hey, I usually tend to enjoy his solo music and this one was no different, give it a try, at least he's not some random trap wannabe fuckboi like the one everybody know....
zachthesnack
18
Yeah wow this is REALLY FUCKING BAD 🥲
eastbaldboy
50
Surprisingly tolerable.
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Track List

  1. Don't Give Up On Us
  2. Heights
  3. Spaceman
  4. 2Drunk
  5. Delicious
  6. This Is Heaven
  7. Sexual
  8. Deeper Love
  9. If I Fall
  10. Death Do Us Part
  11. Nervous
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Added on: February 25, 2021