Play with the Changes

Rochelle Jordan - Play with the Changes
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 158 ratings
2021 Ratings: #70
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic

She bounces back on TOKiMONSTA's Young Art label with Play with the Changes, an album with greater vocal, lyrical, and sonic range than her previous releases.

90
PopMatters
A masterpiece of club beats, deep hooks, and sweet vocals. Like a post-millennial Donna Summer, Jordan brings warmth and passion to the icy synths and the tailor-made beats.
80
Exclaim!

Play with the Changes is a testament to both the friendship and musical flexibility Jordan has found, and continues to build with all involved; bonds that carry the album's range of emotions and electronics beyond dance floors to heads and hearts effortlessly.

70
Pitchfork
The Toronto singer’s latest is a time capsule of moody 2010s R&B, distinguished by its introspection and near-claustrophobic melancholy.
gopxity
86
I discovered Rochelle from her breakout track "Lowkey" in 2014 and kept up with her through her collabs with artists like Machinedrum and Jacques Greene, but I can't believe it's been 7 YEARS since her last record. I had a pretty good feeling that I was going to enjoy her new record, especially after hearing the singles, and I am not disappointed in the slightest. Her style of R&B mixed with house is right up my ally and so enjoyable to listen to. Let's just hope she keeps ... read more
marvelgaryen
90
Kelela meets FKA twigs meets Shygirl meets Sophie.
TheCarioca
70
LOVE YOU GOOD - 5/5 ❤
GOT EM - 3/5
NEXT 2 YOU - 4/5
ALL ALONG - 3/5
BROKEN STEEL (feat. Farrah Fawx) - 3/5
COUNT IT - 3/5
ALREADY - 3/5
NOTHING LEFT - 3/5
LAY - 3/5
SOMETHING - 4/5
DANCING ELEPHANTS - 3/5
SITUATION - 3/5
AndreVital
84
Rochelle Jordan channels the mysterious energy of UK Bass, Deep House, 2-step, Alternative R&B, and nightclub culture to create the most infectiously danceable album of the year.

Rochelle Jordan is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, Ontario best known for her collaborations with "IDM/wonky/deep house" producers like Machinedrum, Jacques Greene, and Jimmy Edgar. Back in 2014, Jordan's debut, "1021" was also a pretty admirable addition to the colorful Toronto Alternative ... read more
Orlkont
75
For someone who has a 7-year gap between this new release and her last, this is astounding. It sounds fresh and inviting yet still weaves in that early 00's RNB into every fiber of each song.
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Added on: April 28, 2021