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88
This record kind of devolves from pure ambient bliss into a rather unsettling second half. It can be an uncomfortable transition, but if you just sit in it, rather than try to escape, it can envelope you in a way not many projects can.

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duality -
90
Listening to Promises is like walking through a mysterious forest and diving into a waterfall of glitter. I feel equally emotional and reinvigorated afterwards.
duality -
76
It's taken me a long time to collect my thoughts on this one. What I can say at this point is that ROADRUNNER does not live up to the groups iconic trilogy; it's about on par with iridescence and GINGER though. BUZZCUT and THE LIGHT II are exceptional tracks, some of BROCKHAMPTON's best work, period. Although the record opens with a bang and closes incredibly strong, the track-list is otherwise a little disjointed.

CHAIN ON could've used a high energy JPEG verse to ride the wave of BUZZCUT. ... read more
duality -
100
Maybe the highest volume of quotable Kanye lines in one song.
duality -
84
Neoclassical Lei Music. Truly explorative, transcendental and beautifully textured. Someone please get this man a production role for Björk.
duality -
90
They're peaking.

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