Santigold - Santigold
Critic Score
Based on 17 reviews
2008 Ratings: #100 / 758
Year End Rank: #18
User Score
Based on 117 ratings
2008 Ratings: #54
Liked by 3 people
April 29, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Downtown Records / Label
Electropop / Genres
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Santi White used to work in A&R, which gives her put-downs on debut single "Creator" a professional air: "Sit tight I know what you are/ Mad bright but you ain't no star." As Santogold, White is putting her knowledge of star quality into practical effect. At its best, her album's cross-genre confidence is dazzling, combining dub, new wave, and hip-hop to create some of the year's freshest pop. At its worst, it feels annoyingly overthought.

A debut packed with playful twist to the pop genre with its strong use of punchy instrumentation and exciting fusion of reggae, punk rock and dance. The gold-vomit in the art cover is an essential indicator that this would be a blast front to back.
Классный голос и интересные звучания.
I wanted to love this, but sadly, it isn't good enough as a full-length project for me.

Originally named Santogold, until Santi changed her name to what it is today, this album was a big deal back when it was released. I remember L.E.S. Artistes being on MTV regularly and me not liking it very much. Now, however, I understand how amazing the track really is and it transports me to a happier time each time it's on.

I love Santigold as an artist and I believe that she's criminally underrated. ... read more
Such a special debut album. So many bangers on here

Favorite tracks: L.E.S. Artistes, You'll Find A Way, Shove It, Say Aha, Lights Out, I'm A Lady
Least favorite: Creator
One of the best of 2008, and sorely underrated.
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Track List

  1. L.E.S. Artistes
  2. You'll Find a Way
  3. Shove It
  4. Say Aha
  5. Creator
  6. My Superman
  7. Lights Out
  8. Starstruck
  9. Unstoppable
  10. I'm a Lady
  11. Anne
  12. You'll Find a Way [Switch and Sinden Remix]
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