God Is Partying

Andrew W.K. - God Is Partying
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2021 Ratings: #345 / 527
User Score
Based on 41 ratings
Liked by 4 people
September 10, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Napalm / Label
Heavy Metal / Genres
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Close to succeeding, but also far away

So, I was really excited about this album. I've come to love Andrew's debut record, which has become one of my favorite albums of all time, and I've also come to appreciate Andrew as a person, who's one of the most amazing human beings ever. I personally felt way too excited to check this out, I thought it was going to be a reinvention of Andrew, combining some conceptual elements with "You're Not Alone", the first couple of singles sold us this ... read more
as the irony helped on I Get Wet,
the irony hurts on God Is Partying.
Oh, how I've missed your fantastical keyboards and devilish guitars, Andrew! Just like on 'You're Not Alone', the production of this album is way too noisy, and cheesy lyrics attempting the bare minimum to give the music a religious and matrimonial edge further drag it down. However, Andrew's angelic voice and the absolutely magical chords and melodies make this record an enjoyable listen. That guitar solo in "My Tower" alone made me fucking cum.
And here we have Andrew, once again being grossly underrated. For an allegedly one note guy, it sure takes everyone almost a decade to get what he's doing. Remember when everyone hated I Get Wet? Well, it's a classic now. Andrew WK has turned his career and existence into an ARG and is playing 4D chess with each video and release. Having a laugh? Think I'm delusional? Look up Steev Mike. Great record for the most misunderstood madman in music.
This is one of those records, where, I go back and forth between "Oh yeah, this fucks...great track...wow loved that" to "this is so awful...holy shit this is bad." So yeah...major whiplash after finishing this thing. Also, I hate the album artwork...just terrible.

But you know...there are some really great moments on this project...I just feel like they're overshadowed by vague, odd lyrics, and some odd production choices. Like the intro to Stay True to Your Heart? No ... read more
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Added on: May 6, 2021