American Teen

Khalid - American Teen
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Based on 368 ratings
2017 Ratings: #739
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March 3, 2017 / Release Date
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American Teen generally plays things straight up, not too concerned about chasing bleeding edge sounds but resting nicely in the pocket between conventional R&B and a future-pop-minded audience ... Khalid is on to something on his debut album, a solid intro to a talented teen.


Through much of what fills out American Teen, his debut album, Robinson's not one to get worked up. He's in no particular rush, content to drift through life while accepting, and occasionally sort of celebrating, the present.

So... a lot of my coworkers LOVE Khalid. Like, they love him so much, I heard Young Dumb and Broke FIVE TIMES today in during my six hour shift. Lemme just say, you people don't know true pain until you've heard Young Dumb and Broke almost once every hour of your day. Anyway, the rest of the album... yeah, not great.

I think Khalid is a decent singer who is able to afford really clean production, and I see a lot of potential in him in the future. It's really too bad that none of this shows on ... read more
Sure he can sing, but for the most part Khalid's debut LP is an overproduced snoozefest of poorly written songs and too much of an emphasis on poppy hooks. You're going to be hearing "Have you heard of Khalid?" from every 14 year old with a twitter account for the next year or so.

fav track: Young Dumb & Broke
His Vocals Are good but everything else piles up and destroys this album fav tracks young dumb broke
5 Grammy's nominee!!! Oh c'moooon.
Khald debut album "American Teen" is perhaps one of the most safest and drabest pop/rnb records to date this year. There is absolutely no distict personality and music wise of this record. Ofcourse, Khalid can sing and all but that will only get you far enough. Honestly, i rather listen to every Weeknd record before coming back to this album again. The kid is basically an industry plant of all i know, with the heavy push and all. Khalid Boi get gud....
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Track List

  1. American Teen
  2. Young Dumb & Broke
  3. Location
  4. Another Sad Love Song
  5. Saved
  6. Coaster
  7. 8TEEN
  8. Let's Go
  9. Hopeless
  10. Cold Blooded
  11. Winter
  12. Therapy
  13. Keep Me
  14. Shot Down
  15. Angels
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Added on: February 28, 2017