Nobody's Home

Bakar - Nobody's Home
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2022 Ratings: #177 / 330
User Score
Based on 94 ratings
2022 Ratings: #241
Liked by 3 people
February 25, 2022 / Release Date
LP / Format
Black Butter / Label
Indie Pop, Alt-Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
RIOT

Bakar’s new album, Nobody’s Home, is his best work to date; mature in its lyricism, yet still fun in its musicality.

80
Clash

Like his previous work, Bakar’s gift for surprising listeners by adding unique flare to his music is heard throughout.

80
DIY

An impressive and accomplished debut, well worth the wait.

60
The Observer

The singer-songwriter’s eloquent if uneven debut album is stamped with the sounds of north London – Winehouse, Blur – where he grew up.

60
The Line of Best Fit

Nobody’s Home struggles to grasp the organic feel of Badkid throughout its run time, but tracks like “Youthenasia”, “Riot”, and “Alone Again” make whatever heights are out there for him an eventuality.

Slush_Puppy
68

I’m so confused can someone explain why this has so many 0/100 ratings?

EDIT: sorted it out.

hopperlol
85

EDIT: (previous score: 91) this album has pretty meh replay-ability. This album is heading for ALBUM OF THE YEAR, Bakar is a once in a decade artist who offers something that many other can't. His genre-defining sophomore album "Nobody's Home" is his best work yet.

I have been a fan of Bakar since his first release in 2017 with Big Dreams, a very upbeat and fun song that introduced me to the fundamentals of Bakar's musical character and flamboyance. He was a fun artist in an era of ... read more

Ymer
73

Production is much more grand compared to Badkid, but I think it's missing what I loved about Badkid - rough around the edges, punky and unapologetically British.

A much more inviting and personal record than Badkid though, and a great direction for Bakar in getting more mainstream appeal.

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Track List

1Noun
3:18
76
2Youthenasia
4:05
83
3The Mission
3:11
85
4Reclaim!
3:39
75
5Not From Here
4:12
82
6Ginger Pubes
4:01
61
7Alone Again
3:39
84
8Runaway
2:35
89
9Riot
1:50
82
10Free
3:07
90
11Change of Heart
1:18
80
12NW3
3:53
83
13Gotham
4:19
88
14Build Me a Way
4:26
82
Total Length: 47 minutes
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Added on: February 24, 2022