CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic
While the laundry list of A-list names attached to the project leaves little doubt that this has been custom-designed to make him an even bigger star, everything works so well because of Jung Kook's seasoned vocals and natural allure.
80
NME
The BTS singer lives up to his superstar appeal, even if the record does play things a little safe.
80
Evening Standard
The K-pop group's most rebellious member is still too young for military service, and so instead, he's having a ball making smooth, fluid solo pop.
60
The Guardian
The talented BTS singer follows a well-worn path from boyband member to solo star, plunging into competent pop-R&B – including an Ed Sheeran co-write.
60
The Observer
The K-pop boyband star nods to Craig David, Justin Timberlake and more on a solo debut that’s best when his dreamy falsetto soars.
Irissssssssssss
45

Tell me, what do you stan mfs think you're achieving by doing this? You're certainly not making us want to like it more or maybe give it another chance. All you're doing is artificially raising a number and harassing anyone who doesn't like it. Of course it's fine to not like the score or disagree with the top users on the album by actually explaining your opinion, but absolutely none of you are doing that, you're just making this site a more annoying place to be for its regular users. At the ... read more

Suma
10

3D kinda got me throwing my ass in a circle tho ngl

StygianHollow
35

This album stands out from the crowd about as much as a gay person in a pride parade.

That clean version is actually one of the slickest I've heard tho, he did a great job on it idek why it's rated lower

Best track: Yes or No
Worst track: Hate You
Album cover: 4/10 not much to it is there

wlcriticas
57

O álbum tem uma gama de artistas com grandes nomes importantes que fazem parte da lírica e das colorações e por mais eles estejam reunidos, o Jung Kook nos mostra uma versão mais atual do Justin Timberlake.

As músicas são medíocres e mostram o quanto masculinidade é desinteresse e privilegiada. A liberdade sexual do homem e a possibilidade dele possuir várias mulheres por ser homem é o certo, mas no caso se isso ... read more

vinxx
57

Man what an ugly ass cover, I don't know who designed something so unappealing. The singles were okay I like a lot Standing Next to You, the best song of the album. The first 4 songs are actually quite good, even if the feat on 3D is terrible. I like those songs, the other ones are so generic, bland and boring that I don't want to listen to them ever again.
To be honest, I expected much better from Jungkook because he has the talent to put up a better album. This isn't it, songs like hate you ... read more

meteormelee
10

i don’t get jungle book stans this is just the same song 10 times over 🤦‍♂️

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Track List

13D
3:21
55
2Closer to You
2:50
47
3Seven
3:03
with Latto
54
4Standing Next to You
3:26
64
5Yes or No
2:27
53
6Please Don't Change
2:26
44
7Hate You
2:34
47
8Somebody
2:48
47
9Too Sad to Dance
2:55
43
10Shot Glass of Tears
2:47
46
11Seven (Clean Ver.)
3:03
with Latto
53
Total Length: 31 minutes

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Added on: October 3, 2023