CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST

Tyler, the Creator - CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST
Critic Score
Based on 24 reviews
2021 Ratings: #15 / 736
Year End Rank: #2
User Score
2021 Ratings: #6
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
The Independent

Much of this album feels like the apotheosis of all Tyler’s past works.

100
The Guardian
Bursts of kaleidoscopic synth-pop, soul balladry and jazz sweep you through the latest offering in the artist’s eclectic, controversial and – against the odds – enduring career.
100
Gigwise

With his sixth studio album Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler turns everything up-side-down again, resulting in one of the most dynamic and interesting entries in his discography so far.

100
Dork
It’s rare that an album as close to flawless as this gets released – although we do wish he’d avoided the pointless addition of DJ Drama shouting nonsense across parts of the album’s first half.
90
Exclaim!

Tyler has delivered a project that yet again pushes the boundaries of his music while simultaneously being a culmination of everything that he's done so far.

90
AllMusic

Tyler has every ounce of talent to square up with rap's greats, and he now has enough confidence to do so.

90
The Forty-Five
Tyler, the Rapper, Tyler, the Poet. Call him if you get lost in the album’s deep web of hip-hop motifs and references. Call him if you get lost in its exquisite tangle of sensation. Call him if you get lost just at the opening line: “The sun beamin’.”
90
Loud and Quiet

The most refined record Tyler, the Creator has made.

90
The Young Folks

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST is a masterful record.

88
HipHopDX
The blatant dichotomy between emotiveness and almost blind arrogance peppers nearly every track, shedding even more light on who Tyler is beneath the surface.
87
Paste

Call Me If You Get Lost delivers, by way of investigating a part of Tyler we’ve not yet seen on any of his previous projects: transparency.

84
Pitchfork
With DJ Drama in tow, Tyler thrives in the realm of the rap mixtape, which allows him great freedom to explore every facet of his talent as a producer, writer, and vocalist.
81
Beats Per Minute

He’s displaying lessons learned here – the fact that he can legitimately sing, that he can tell narrate without insulting a demographic, and that, most importantly, Flower Boy wasn’t a fluke.

80
Evening Standard
There are many layers to sift through. Tyler’s music is as fascinating as ever.
80
Clash
This is a record that showcases Tyler, the Creator’s continued refusal to be caged in by any set sound or genre, with references to his earlier style alongside tracks that sound completely new. Defying expectations, Tyler, the Creator continues to rise.
80
The Line of Best Fit

Time will tell exactly where this album lands in Tyler, The Creator’s discography, but CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST is yet another memorable record from Wolf Haley himself, one that only further cements his status as one of the best artists of his generation.

80
NME
The iconoclast confronts cancel culture, his own controversial past and the notion of personal growth on a kaleidoscopic record that reaffirms his greatness.
80
FLOOD Magazine

Flying backwards into abstraction while maintaining the potency of the present tense of IGOR, and a free-music future that is, collectively, the point of Call Me If You Get Lost, is what Emily Dickinson once referred to while writing about hope: the elusive thing with feathers.

80
Rolling Stone

The rapper’s signature self-awareness has matured into some of the more compelling rap music being made today, and as such Call Me If You Get Lost proves to be Tyler’s best effort to date.

80
DIY

By taking the time to delve back into his rap upbringing, he's progressed further, gleefully throwing a ton of ideas at the wall and finding that nearly all of them stick.

80
RIOT

Two years after the Grammy-winning IGOR, Tyler, The Creator has never sounded more aware that people are listening on CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST.

78
Spectrum Culture
The part that wants to be a Beach Boys album ultimately triumphs over the part that wants to be a Gangsta Grillz, and the album’s probably better for it.
58
Sputnikmusic

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST is too busy shooting itself in the foot and calling it coming down to earth to be complete, but following along with its fragmented course down is still an exercise worth engaging in.

Chode
80

Depending on who you ask, you’ll get varying answers on what the quality of the current state of hip-hop is. Oldheads may argue that the genre is at an all-time low, but I’d beg to differ. The truth is, hip-hop’s not only alive and thriving, but also has never been better. Now more than ever, in the Internet age, hip-hop has a little bit of something for everyone. Trap rose to massive popularity throughout the 2010s thanks to artists such as Migos and Travis Scott, dizzying ... read more

Doublez
83

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST is a lightning wink to nostalgia, a real instropection of its author. Tackling a very human concept album and a formidable musicality, Tyler delivers us a new lesson.

(Back from vacation, I missed you AOTY)

Since his debut, Tyler The Creator has been a force to be reckoned with, both for his personality and his musical signature, without having been unanimous for many years. With Flower Boy, he managed to reconcile the two to become undeniable. However, Tyler has ... read more

MattsReviews
90

Before you come in with a prejudiced mindset or one to look for hidden flaws, keep one thing in mind. Greatness can only be achieved so many times in a consistent manner, and holding artists up to this high standard will only ruin your experience as you are looking for problems rather than seeing what you love. Take this album as it was presented. With that being said… “Call Me If You Get Lost” may not be Tyler’s greatest effort, but it sure as hell is one his ... read more

85

Not as in-depth as his other work but holy fuck
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999grlrd
NR

I like this Tyler.

boywhocryangel
95

Listen I fuck with Tyler The Creator!!! I fucked with him ever since Flower Boy. This album is like a mix of every single album he’s ever done blended into one. It’s insane. But probably one of his best projects he’s ever done. DJ Drama really helped guide Tyler throughout this album. And the features in this album are incredible too. You got Lil Wayne, Ty Dolla Sign, NBA Youngboy, Pharrell Williams, and Lil Uzi Vert. They all fit in really well with this album right here. ... read more

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Added on: June 14, 2021