AOTY 2021

What's Going On

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1971 Ratings: #13 / 128
User Score
1971 Ratings: #1
Liked by 84 people
May 21, 1971 / Release Date
LP / Format
Tamla / Label
Marvin Gaye / Producer
Soul / Genres
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Holy wOw

This album gives me hope that world peace is still achievable
I love y'all sm let's never hate again omg.
I just want to say, damn you Charlie Puth for ruining Mercy Me, you will never be forgiven.

As for the album what do you want me to say? Literally everyone on Earth loves this thing and so do I. It's almost perfect.
I love toothpaste. When my first teeth started growing in, I would always brush them twice a day. I loved doing it; it was my addiction. About the time I turned 8, I realized that you can swallow the toothpaste once you're done, so, I would do that. My brother and mom would always tell me it's not healthy, but what do they know? They haven't even tried to comprehend the complex flavors of animal crackers and Colgate, or the wonders of crest on toast. Typically, on an average day, I'll grab a ... read more
'What's Going On' is Marvin Gaye's masterpiece, it's an album that's filled to the brim with some of the most soulful, transcendental and smooth soul tracks that flow so seamlessly into each other and contain some really thoughtful and observational songwriting. Marvin questions the world around him on this album, bringing up socio-political issues, violence, war, poverty, drugs so on and so forth while also trying to find a form of comfort and solace with his God, but in contrast with the ... read more
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Added on: February 3, 2013