Saturation II
Brockhampton - Saturation II
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2017 Ratings: #122 / 668
User Score
Based on 395 ratings
2017 Ratings: #4
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CRITIC REVIEWS

91
Pretty Much Amazing

Where Saturation feels more upfront, II feels more mischievous, a willingness to twist things to their own perception.

90
GIGsoup
Each member secures at least two or three singular victories that will plant themselves in daydreams, playlists, and year-end debates. However, the biggest win is in the team striking lightning twice, a group of individuals demonstrating in one summer that they’re destined to create together.
80
The Needle Drop

Brockhampton offers more of the same with the second installment of their Saturation trilogy, which is fine because the group's sound is still so refreshing and cutting edge.

80
PopMatters

Through two albums this year (and a third on the way), they’re solidly established in their identity as a group. Saturation II is a major step in that development as it confirmed they’re capable of putting out quantity and quality. But trust in a formula will only get them so far.

80
AllMusic

Overall, the Saturation trilogy is something to behold -- a fun, thoughtful, and unexpected experience from a group of highly creative young musicians -- with Saturation II its standout installment.

72
Pitchfork

The sequel is not vastly different from its predecessor, but it is an improvement. Whereas the first Saturation preached self-assurance, the second actually collects on it.

60
XXL

The writing on Saturation II is often witty and revealing, and even when it’s not, each member of the boy band manages to sound enthusiastic.

Aug 25, 2017
FearFlour
90
I've gotta be honest I wasn't sure how this album was gonna be after listening to the 4 singles released beforehand. Sure, they were very strong as singles, but I still wasn't sure how they were going to fit as a whole on a coherent project as they were. I was very curious what they were gonna do with them.

The project begins with the incredibly strong placement choice of GUMMY. The track works essentially as an introduction to each of the main rappers in the group, and their respective ... read more
Aug 25, 2017*
idioticquinn
100
They took about a month to make this album. It's honestly unfair. Saturation II is a more crisp, more refined, and more lyrical Saturation. That's all you can ask for.

BEST SONGS: Gummy, Queer, Jello, Teeth, Swamp, Tokyo, Chick, Junky, Sweet, Summer
WORST SONGS: nothing
Aug 25, 2017*
BruhMan
86
FAVORITE TRACKS: GUMMY, QUEER, SWAMP, TOKYO, JUNKY, & SWEET

LEAST FAVORITE: GAMBA
Aug 25, 2017
85
they just dropped this album to give pitchfork a second chance
Aug 25, 2017
bDOTr
95
How the fuck did these guys top SATURATION only a few months after it's release??? These guys just ooze talent wtf. Still can't get over this. Insane.
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Added on: August 2, 2017