God First

Mr Jukes - God First
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2017 Ratings: #557 / 898
User Score
Based on 38 ratings
Liked by 1 person
July 14, 2017 / Release Date
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Supertrampz
67

The simplest and most forthright flaw an album can have is : vocals. Don't get me wrong, nothing wrong with vocals of course (and this might be a hot take) but adding vocals on an album that would stand mightier without is too bad to say the least. This is jacked up acid Jazz and Mr. Jukes is a genre artist great at what he does but as my issue suggests, this album is fitted with one major bad choice that has an influence causing the whole album to drop ease. The only vocal song I enjoy is from ... read more

Toasterqueen12
87

An Ode to the Admen:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak0qa4XfxtE
We've all seen commercials like this right? Commercials that take a small indie artists song and blast it across the nation under the banner of a phone ad. I've seen it happen to everyone from Imagine Dragons to Lizzo to Brockhampton. Hell, some get used so much that it's become a joke, like Peter Bjorn and John's "Young Folks" or Fitz and The Tantrums' "The Walker." i bring that up because the first time I ... read more

MFfool
69

The simplest and most forthright flaw an album can have is : vocals. Don't get me wrong, nothing wrong with vocals of course (and this might be a hot take) but adding vocals on an album that would stand mightier without is too bad to say the least. This is jacked up acid Jazz and Mr. Jukes is a genre artist great at what he does but as my issue suggests, this album is fitted with one major bad choice that has an influence causing the whole album to drop ease. The only vocal song I enjoy is from ... read more

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Track List

  1. Typhoon
  2. Angels / Your Love (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)
  3. Ruby
  4. Somebody New (feat. Elli Ingram)
  5. Grant Green (feat. Charles Bradley)
  6. Leap of Faith (feat. De La Soul & Horace Andy)
  7. From Golden Stars Comes Silver Dew (feat. Lalah Hathaway)
  8. Magic
  9. Tears (feat. Alexandria)
  10. When Your Light Goes Out (feat. Lianne La Havas)

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Added on: July 13, 2017