The Waves Pt. 1

Kele - The Waves Pt. 1
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2021 Ratings: #459 / 513
User Score
Based on 28 ratings
Liked by 1 person
May 28, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kola / Label
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TheCarioca
66
Message from the Spirit World - 3/5
They Didn't See It Coming - 3/5
The Way We Live Now - 3/5
How to Beat the Lie Detector - 4/5
Dungeness - 3/5
Nineveh - 3/5
The One Who Held You Up - 3/5
The Patriots - 3/5
Intention - 3/5
Smalltown Boy - 5/5 ❤
From a Place of Love - 3/5
The Heart of the Wave - 4/5
Cradle You (Bonus Track) - 3/5
iangarrett216
60
the loops are cool and kele’s singing is A1 as per usual, but make another bloc party album pls
lemuriams
78
This album is an example that when there is nothing expected of the Bloc Party singer, it makes the best solo project of his career.
TruLad69
40
Musically, I don’t really know what Kele was trying to achieve with this record. It’s stripped back and minimal but there’s almost a complete lack of texture and atmosphere throughout any of these tracks. Things improve at moments when he finds the right balance and adds just enough gloss to the instrumentation; the closing of How to Beat the Lie Detector, Intentions, and the really beautiful Smalltown Boy, all stand out - but this just isn’t enough to stop this album ... read more
CYM
50
Poco que decir de este disco. Suena como sus anteriores trabajos. La única sorpresa es una versión de la canción Smalltown Boy de Bronski Beat, bastante buena, por cierto.
Mejores temas: How To Beat The Lie Detector, Smalltown Boy y From a Place Of Love.
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Track List

  1. Message from the Spirit World
  2. They Didn't See It Coming
  3. The Way We Live Now
  4. How to Beat the Lie Detector
  5. Dungeness
  6. Nineveh
  7. The One Who Held You Up
  8. The Patriots
  9. Intention
  10. Smalltown Boy
  11. From a Place of Love
  12. The Heart of the Wave
  13. Cradle You (Bonus Track)
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Added on: March 26, 2021