Apologies in Advance

Sylvan Lacue - Apologies in Advance
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Based on 113 ratings
2018 Ratings: #406
January 12, 2018 / Release Date
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WiseUp & Co. / Label
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I feel like sylvan is the type of rapper A LOT of people could potentially call boring or uninteresting, he's not exactly super experimental or unique, the beats he chooses are very jazzy, smooth and low key, I enjoy them but they're never really massively exciting, they kinda remind of the type of beats J. Cole would typically use, but i've always like J. Cole's production a lot so that just doesn't bother me really. His voice is also incredibly sombre and quiet yet his flow is simultaneously ... read more
Apologies in Advance is compelling particularly in how it weaves in the interludes. The 12 step format does not feel patronizing and hits on some very well-thought points on the human condition. Love the flow. The beats aren't groundbreaking but have enough quirks and jazzy instrumentation to make them engaging.

Favorite tracks: Best Me, Selfish, Coffee Break, POME
Listening through this record so far has been dope. Shout out of BuffaloStaple for reminding who this artist was. His previous name QUest was when i was familiar to his work, when deadendhiphop shout out his "Searching Syvlan" record. I was always impressed by him detailing his personal stories with some sharp lyrics. Anyways, i wont give a rating as i'm still getting through this. But as for right now, im enjoying the concept and themes presented. He reminds me if mick jenkins and a ... read more
The concept for this album is really damn cool and creative. One of the best artists on the come up right now, really hope this project will give him more of the recognition he deserves.
bah...não é pouco o potencial que esse cara mostrou neste disco, não é pouco não. Pra começar: CONCEITO gnt, CONCEITO. Que coisa genial o ideal deste disco...realmente soa e sente como uma conversa, uma longa e difícil conversa. Cada música é antecipada por falas, pensamentos, tiradas que antecipam a temática da próxima música, sempre lidando com questões pessoais - de crescimento pessoal, de certa forma ... read more
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Track List

  1. Step 1 : Apologies in Advance
  2. Best Me
  3. Step 2 : Getting Uncomfortable
  4. Head Games
  5. Steps 3 & 4 : Becoming Yourself
  6. Empathy (feat. Bjrnck)
  7. Steps 5 & 6 : Distant Ally
  8. Selfish
  9. Guilt Trip
  10. Step 7 : What We Deserve
  11. Coffee Break
  12. Grateful
  13. Steps 8 & 9 : Nature vs Nurture
  14. P.O.M.E (feat. Javonte)
  15. Step 10 : Aint No Perfect
  16. Perfect Imperfections
  17. Step 11 : Full Cup
  18. Love & Sacrifice
  19. Step 12 : Apology Accepted
  20. 5:55
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Added on: January 12, 2018