Wonder Beats - I WANT TO BE LONELY
Mar 18, 2021 (updated Mar 30, 2021)
NR
This. is. Fucking. Crazy.

Wonder used to be the guy in the shadows. He'd dropped 222 and been relatively quiet. I'd talked with him about collabs and stuff and we made a couple of songs, including Drive, Godly, and then a couple of regular beats to send out for placements.
And then one night, in VC, Wonder joined and put a song in the No-Mic chat called "I Don't Wanna Die". It was inspired heavily by Quadeca's ADICR, and seemingly, we all went nuts. The song was crazy, it was the first time someone in our group of musicians had attempted that style. He told me a couple of weeks later he was working on a project. It was called "I Want To Be Lonely" and he said he was really excited for it to drop.

That was almost an entire year ago.

Now, the project has gone through numerous scraps, branding changes (name, cover art, etc), overall stumps of lack of inspiration, and this album is still going down as one of the best underground albums ever. Wonder put in the work and it paid off.

------------- INDIVIDUAL SONG REVIEWS ---------------

IN MY PHONE

b̴̨̧̢̘͈͎͉̟̽ͅi̶̢̢͍͕̪͈̠̎͝t̶̫̘̖̝͒̍̂̈c̶̡̡̺͚̫̤͍̺̖̠̩͊ḩ̴̢̣̬̮͖̗̦͗̊͑̉͑̓̀̂̋̐̅̄̾̕͠e̷̡̨̼̼̩͇͇̫͇̅̂̔͊͒͘s̶̥̫̻̮͎̰̮̩͚̙̙̳̗̻͒̏͊̾̊͂͝ͅ ̶̢̹̭̲͌í̷̡̖̤̮͕̈́̆n̵̡̳̭̗̭͔̭̱̮͌̀͂̏̊͜͜͝ ̴̘͔̦̼͔̰̺̲̗̓̉̆̾͂̈́̈́̐̄̔͘͠͠͝͝m̸̧̧̻̞̦̥͇̊̆͊͑̽̏̎̍͗̕͘ͅy̸̢͕̤͓̱̳͎̳͕̪̺̭̓̋̓̔̐̾͆̎͒̀̂͒̕͠ ̵͚̯͉̟̅̑̽͝p̵̝͔͖̙̰͌̄͛̈́̆̀́̉̊̓̄͘͘͠ḩ̴͇̠̫̼̗̗͓̦̫̉͗̽̄͛ö̶̘̰̹̘͚͓̪̜́̇̅́̆̀̑̉̾̃n̵͎̳͓̣̗̥̈́ę̴͙̣̞̫͓̖̠̀̇͂̍̈́̓̑̓̊̈́͑̈̿̓͜ ̶̢͚̫̮̫͙̺̉̓̀̅͛̎̚͠ͅb̵̗̖̱̉̂̈́͐́̅̆̊͊͜ï̴̠͂̑t̶̢̧̛̬͉͚̹͖͖̲̙͎͚͎̿̀̐̔̆͘̚͝c̷̣̱̘͉̘͕̋̂ͅẖ̴͔͖͍̝̀̽̒̉̀͜͝e̵͇͉̐̌̇́̽̂̎͋ṡ̴̗͎̠̖̼̼͉́̾̈̓͘ ̵̡̧̨̜̭̦͍̪͙͙̝̗̳̮͛̀̀̆̇́͒̾̓̐͜͝ļ̴̨̦̘̣̖̠̝̝͋̈́͐̋́͆̑́͒̈́̒̔͗̾e̴̺̤͙̓̑͛̏ạ̸̐͛̈̓̀̽́͐͒̅͊̆͘͝v̴̡͈̤̳̹͖͖̯̔̋̒̋̇͛̏̆̆͑́͜͝e̴̠͖̺͓̹̣͗̔̒̓̓̑͠ ̴̰̝͉̹̹̳̖͊̃́͋͊̏̆͛̈̒̋̈́͘͘̕m̵̨̢̛͙͍̦͖̠̆̽͌̐̓̈̽̂͋͌̕ͅę̷̭̬͉̹̳̭͉̰̺̼̟̳̆̐̆̈́͑͘͜ ̷̡̨̛̗͓͎̱̼̊̿ą̵̻͖̮̖̤̝̳͍̭̃̀̾̑̎́͋͋̉ͅļ̶̢̢̻͉͚̪̟̜̻̮̻͓̅́͊͑͋̄̃̾͜͠ͅỗ̸̡̞̃͑̽̏͝͠͝n̶̹̖͓̄̽̐̓̃̉͜ė̴͕̳́̍́̀̀̈̿͊̒͂͗\

This song is great. Has a bouncy instrumental, sounds pretty professional. It's trippy as hell and I enjoy things like that. Just wish Wonder did more on the vocals. 7/10

Bottles:

ǐ̴̩ ̸̢̏k̷͉̔n̶̲̅o̶̺͆w̵͍͆ ̷̫̈́y̶͈͂o̸̬͑u̵͕͋ ̸̛͚d̸̤̏ö̴͍́ṋ̶̎t̷̒͜ ̸̝́w̷͕̄a̶͔͐ǹ̸͖ẗ̴͖́ ̸̯͝ḿ̶̝ý̶̧ ̶͕̽p̵̮̓r̷̖̔ä̶̻́ḍ̸̊a̸̡͗

Bottles is easily a huge step down from the singles and the intro song. The beat is mid as hell and the vocal performance is pretty generic stuff from Wonder. The 2nd verse is weirdly mixed and just doesn't sound that good. Still good, just the worst one so far. 5/10

Japan:

ĥ̴̡̛͉̦̌̑́̐͐̎͒̃͌̍͘̚͝͝ỏ̷̟͓̰̲̺͉͉̳̯͖͔̳̤̈́͠p̸̢̨̨̨̠̮͇̪̜̲̠͇͓̅̂̍͒́͑̓̐͒̐̄̋̇͝͝͝ ̸̢̫̱̠̳̯̜̺̬̝̬̱̩͗̿́̍͒̿̈́̕i̶̘̜͎̇̾̒̐̒̓̀̈́̂̏͘̚͝n̷̩͆͒̉͆̃͂̓͐̈́ ̷͇̜̣̺̐̏̃̚͘͝t̵̨̹̯͚̹̙̻͎̄̏̋́̚h̷̡̛̥̬̱͔̗͔͔͌̆̊̀̾̓̀̾̈́͌͆͠ê̵̘͎͕̞͍̩̆̔̆ ̶̟͉̖̥͆̈́͋̋͐̏͑͒̿̌̈́͝j̶̨̧̛͇̦̮̝̪̖̫̻̻̗͇̉̋̈́̽͒̑̍̉͒̀̅̆̌̕͝ͅę̵̨͍͓͉̦̭͎͎͖̪̐ţ̵̫̬̩̝͈̥̇̆̚͜͝ ̵̬̪̫͙̱̪̠͇͔͕̥͉̻̦̾͊̓̏̈̋̀̔͑͋̃̑̑͆̕͝f̷̨̛̯̙̝̮̬̬̟̖͔͍͖̣̩͒̓̄͑̃̿̎̈̕̕͜͠͝l̶̢̧̛̞̗̬͌̇̿̆̆̾̄͆̇͌y̵̢͚̲̻̠͕͕͎̹̙̹̬̬̣̽͛͛̄́͒̅̏̑ ̷̧̙̲̺̹̹̗̞̬͚̓̌̉̊̓̂ẗ̶̝̞̦̝̗̦̤̻͒̾̌̈̿͊̆̓͝͝ͅo̷̢͇̟͛͌̉̈͊̎͠ ̴̙͈͘j̷͎͍͎̥̤̠̽̄a̸̜͙̙̘̩͎̩̙͙͉͕͔̾̈̆͑̕͝p̶̰̠̐͗̌̈́̋a̵̢̨̺̰̼̥̤̥̯̻͙̾̀̽̌̀͘͜͝n̶̢̡̛̛̟̰̼̤̳̦̳̯̘̙̺͇͂̈́͂̅̈͊̽̀̾̋̉̚͘̕ͅ

This song is bouncy as hell. The hook is catchy and it gets stuck in your mind. The mix and the beat are really good. You can see the Ramzoid influence with the mix and the drums on the beat. Very good song. Everything so far has been really unique. 7/10

Infested Mind:

h̸̻̊e̶͉̚a̴͋͜d̸̠͠ ̶͍̉ḭ̵̎n̴͉̈ ̷̈ͅw̴̨̑ȋ̸̟t̴̻͗h̸̳̒ ̶͓̍ẗ̴̞́h̶͉̍ã̵͚t̶͔́ ̴͈̀L̵̙̄ò̸͍u̵͎̎i̴̥̒s̷̱̄ ̷̠̄V̵̞̈u̷͋͜ǐ̴͈t̵̺̓t̷̝̋o̵̭̽n̴͂͜

Infested Mind is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD. Wonder does amazing on production and his verse/hook are amazing. Too bad Sol comes in. He honestly shits the bed in the 1st part of his verse but the 2nd part is great where he starts singing in the harmonies. The outro is very Mike Dean-esque. Standards to the roof weren't high before but NOW. Holy shit, you've just set the bar too high for anyone to pull up. 7.5/10

Catastrophe:

c̸̹̲̯̦̱͔̳̹̓̉̍̈̐͂͜͠a̷̢̧͚̪̞̱̱̤̗͓̮̠̓̋͂̃͊̎̽̇̚̕͠͝͝t̶͕̝̰̲̖́͌͊̊͘͘a̷͍̼͐̕s̴̨̢̩͓̟̲̒̈́͐͂͜͝͝t̶̛̛̳̱͓͈͉̤͒̏̕̚͘͜ȑ̵̙̥̤̲̙͈́́̂ͅǫ̶̣̼̤͇̺͎̰̥̙̮̪͋̽̒͐̄̿͌͒̋̎̎́̚̕p̷̧̈́͑̉̊̈́͊̔̐͒̈́̈̿̀͠͝ḧ̷̨̼͙̥̲́́̂̚ė̸̡̛̞̥͍͓̬͎̘͎͙̔͗͂͒̉̾̑̿̀͗͜͝ͅͅ,̷̧̥̝͊̈́̆͗̓̊͋͋̆́ ̸̡̡̭͉̪͕̲̑̅̃́̎̄̎̾͛͊͆͒̆͘̚ͅņ̴̧̧̘̭̬̺͇̥͗͒̿̈́̇̈́̎̓̽͝͝ǫ̸̛͖̦͚̻̮͎̏̅̿͑̂́̚͘ ̷̘̱̟̬̩̬̟̼̫̈͗̌͑̒̀̊͋̀̚͠s̸̨̱̝̗̦̩̤͚̗̝̀͒̅y̴̨̹̹̣̙̥̰͈̯̼̦̱̑͊͌̓ṃ̵̦̐͌̀̒p̶̦̰͔̋͆̈̓̾̈́̓̆̚͠a̷̱͕̞̤̘͖̣̖͖̙̫̟̿́t̶͕͕͚͚̪̩͇͋̉̎̕ḥ̸̢̨̡͖͍̭̮̪͎̖̬͍̇͑͝y̷̡̧̟̺͓̥̘̕,̴͉̟͊̀͆̀̃̀̈́̂̆̾́͘͠ ̵̢̘̜̩͉̹̪̟̬̼͖̹̲̱̿ṣ̵̡̠̗̲͓̰̞̔̀́̔̋͆̑̂̒̕͠͝h̵̛̛̖̻̖̙̑̈́̅̌̂̓̌̂̏̀̏̈́͘ȩ̸͈̱̳̫̽̄̈́̎̍̈̓͑͑̓̓ ̸͉͂̈́̊̑̒͐̎̒m̶̟̙̪͈̳̻͉̔͝͝ͅͅa̶̭̭̘̫̱̲̘̼͂̈́͌́̽̍͒̓͑ḑ̸̡͈͈͎̜̫͚̳͈̄̃͗̌͛͒͋̅ͅͅ ̴̛͔͂̒͌͊̓͛̍̊̂̈́̀̃̈à̷̯̺̺̾̎̃̆̈̕t̸̢̥̜͖̣͇̥̗̙̀̓̒͌̓̓͒͆̍̊̑͐̀̄̕ ̸̡̧͔̯̻̺̳̮̫̝͒̈́͝m̶̢̧̛͚̪̞̹̣̞̯̭̝͚͈̍̉̇e̶͖̗̍̓̈́͒̔͘͝ͅ

This is trippy. I like the beat a lot and the vocal performance is great. The guitar from Launch is really good and this synth part is amazing. My favorite part is when he goes higher in his voice. His falsetto is so good. 8.5/10

My Grave:

d̷̛̘͕͎̙̲̎͋̅̊̑̇̇͆̃̐̃̽̈͜͝ͅi̸͎͕̻̳̗̹͔̦̬͑͐ģ̵̪̼̘̝͇̣̗̆̊͊̃͗̀͛͝ ̴̛̦̥̳̹̯̤̥̬̫̹̏͛́̊̆͂̓͐̃̆͝ͅm̶̟̲̈́͊̅͛͠e̶̡̛̮̦̱̟̰͔̤͚̮̼͌͛͊́̒̂͑̍̄̀̽͑̂͆́̚͘ ̸̨̡̘̗̩̩͍͖͚̜͔̤̬̟̜̹̝̔o̸̢̧̡̦͇͚̬̻͈̤͔̘̣͚͖͇̗̹͎͖̐̈̈́̏̇̏̉̑̿̂̉͛͘͘ͅu̶̡̖̫̜̜̠̮̤̺͂͋͗͌͗͑͐̆͊̽̓͂͆̔ͅẗ̷̲͉̙̘́̑͗̒̓̐̊̃͘͜͜ ̶̩̳͉̱̾̑̍̄̇̈͆͊̐̅̏͊̈́͒̈́̈́̚͜͠͝m̷̨̱̝̣̳͖͈̫̠̈́̐̅̍͌̓̽̉̄́͜͜͝ỳ̸̧̡̞̮̲̳̣͖͔̠͎͍̦̪͖̟̱̽͑͐̎̍̏̕̚̚͜͝ ̴̢̡̪͖̐ģ̵̛͍̜̩͇̬̟̜͓͍̹̦̖̞̟͛͆̈́͜r̵̖̥͔̩̮̬͈͎͚̰͚̭̫̱̈́̈̈́͗̂̿̄̈̒̌̅̋̈͑̕͘̕͝ͅa̷̬̩̯̗̰̺̗͚͍̰͕̞̎̉͜v̵̡̡̧̯͚͖̠̤̠͉͈̟̭̬̰̞̪̌̆͒͛̅̊̚͜ê̴̡̤͉̤̟̠̻̖̞̔͊̓͐̒̄͗͋̔̄̌̎̿͂́͘̕͜͝,̷̧̧̡͍̠̟̖͍̤̭̮̹̪̱̘͙̟̬͔͇̙̀͂̿̿͊̊̑̀̚ ̷̗̻̞̘͕̺̐̐͌̑́͊̏̃l̴̠̺̻̲͔̓͒̑̂͛͗̓͊̇͝͠ȩ̵̰̬̞̭̘̤̈̀̎͑̃̆̋̎̚ͅt̶̡͎͔̮̮̣̙̟͇̫͔̜̜̘̭̠̞̯͛͛̔̌͗͋̊̏͌̎͂́̀̆̇̐̕̚̚͠ͅ ̶̨̜̥̋m̶̗̼̦̄̇̈́̃͒̅̒͌̈̉̑̑̈́̀̑̽̒̎̕̚͝ę̸̧̨̛̖͈̱̩͍̮͇̙͙̼̭̞̻̙̈́̓̊̅͌̈̍́́̃̈́̽́̕͝ͅ ̷̨̼̪̻̮̭̫̩͓͍̬͉̟̋̈́͂͌̈̈͑̀͑̚̕̕͜͝͠͝t̴̛͓́̄͊̎̆͗̀͒̚r̷̛̛̛̛̛̜̙̜͔̠͚̫̗͂̔̉͑̒̂̍͒̄͒̃͘͘ŷ̵̨̭̻̼̞͕̪̲͙̙̩̝̻̦͓̖ͅͅ ̷̰̆ą̴̧͈͔͔̖̈́͛̀͒́n̷̨͇̞͖̗̪͉̖̖̠͙̱̼͍̼͇͒̈̚͜ͅd̷̜͔͕̯͍̹͕̱̘̺̙͖͉̘̠̲̉̃͛̆́͒͛͂̽̕ ̸̨̟͚̲̬͉̖̺̫̲͕̯́̀͗͛̈́̋̍̆̊͊̌͗̈͘͠ͅḃ̵̛̛͈̩̥̇̈̏͗̇̓͐͊͗̌̈́̄̓͆͘͘͝ ̵̩̟̖̙͙̰̱͖͖̝̮̝͉̖̯̤̰̖͉̤̎̎͌̂̉͗͐͂͜͝r̵̨̛̛͕̠̠̫͓̻̭͈̰̝̠̠̰͙̙͉̈́̀͛͊͂͊͆̋͘͜͝ ̸̡̨̨̛͚̫͚͇͇͍̝̯̈̀̉̓͛̑̉̃͋̊̀̍͘͜͜͜ͅe̵̡̛͓̰̜̱̰͓̲̰̥͇̮̜̼̱͇̣̱͚̺̊͑̀͌͛̇́́͠ ̴̛̗̮̗̜̤̰̩̗̬̅̄̈́́̍̍̾̽͗̄̃͂̈̊̉̈́͌̕a̴̘̘͙̼̰͖̯͎͆͆̂̅͂̇̃̿͆͆͛̽̿͒́̓̏͘͝ͅ ̷̤͙̥̽͒͆̾̓̏̈̏͊̉͝͠ţ̷̲͍̫̙̗͔̫̠̳̱̯̹͎̜͛͋̀͑̆͌̌̾͗͛͒̑̅̏̿̈́̑̐͘͜ͅͅ ̴̫̻̹͇͕̻͚̯̲̲̮̻̠̱̞̉̉͊̈́̾̋͘͜͝͝h̵̨̢͇͖̮͇͚̭͖̥̤̘̠̓̎́͂̋͆̊̽̋̆̊̊̎̈́̔͝ͅ ̵̞̗̯̮̼̠̯̼͉̪͖̰͗̎̃͋́͌̊̉͊̋̓͂́̀̓͌̒̚͠͝ ̶̛͚͖̗̳̪̫͚̞͚̞̿̈́̀̅̑͑͛̍̔͒́ḙ̵̜͉̥̩̘̉̿͐͗̓̌̓̓̊͌͗͂̓̑̀̚̚͝

THIS IS THE BEST SONG HOLY FUCK HOLY SHIT HOLY GOD HOLY FUCK. The Ramzoid influence is huge on here but the way he interpolated the intro sample into his own melody is SO GOOD. When he goes higher in the 2nd part of the hook I LOSE IT. I've lost. I've just lost. This song is so good man. 9/10

Felt This Before:

not even gonna do one for this

Yay, a feature from me :( I despise everything I did on this song. This song doesn't define Wonder at all. It was made 7 months before any of these other songs. Why did it stay on the album? I have no clue. The hook is amazing but the verses are boring and OFFBEAT? It's my type of music and I love that genre but I feel like I ruin that song entirely and Wonder doesn't do much better. 3.5/10

Best For Me (its over):

y̷̨̥̭̠̤̬̲̥̣̘̓̋͗̌̀̿̍̄̓͋̄̅͘͠o̷̧̨̭͇̙̝̝̺̯̻̪̮̺̰̊̄̋͆͝ȗ̴̡̦̩̱̣͖̲̱͙͈͆̓͐̒̽̊̾̍͋͆̐̉̚̚ ̵̧͍̪̰͇̘̇̈́̈́̇͋͘͝͝ķ̷̡̫͖̱̺͇͉̥͍͈͇̙̥̫̟͓̻̬̟̀͋͆̏͘ͅn̶̢̢̛͉͉̖̮̰̳͔̦̹̅̐͑̄́͋̊̅͗̓̈́͠o̸̯̖͗̇̓̇̈́́̍̽̋̇̀͑̚͝ẃ̸̡̡̛̲͔̝̲̩̖̠̣̺͓̝̼̠͉̯̺̼̠͆̐̃͊̄̓͌̉̕͜͠͝ ̴͔̗͑̆́͆͌͝m̸̨͎̤̭̞̻̝͙͇̝͔͍̝͛̈̀͒̂̈́̾͐̚ͅe̸̬̭͚͇̪͍̟͎͚̻͙̙̔͛̉̈́̓̔͊̚͜ ̸̢̛͕̠̰͙̱̟̫̩̣͚̹̞̠̣͚̣͎̤̈̓̍͑͌͒̊̑̾̕͠ͅͅḃ̷͚̹̲̯̙̝̥̻̮̭̭͜ͅẻ̸̡̨̢̫͍̼̙̫͕̹̹̣̞̻͔̠̄͛̐̽̃͆̽̉́̊͒̃̀͘͘͠ͅt̵̻̪͇̱̝̟̗̦̤̣̠̰͚̳̳͉̙̋͐͛̓̋̀̍̉̎̀͌͂̌̈́͘̕͜͝͠͠t̷̬͍̙͈̮͖͈͙̤̦͎̠͂̽̚͘ë̸̮͚̎̈̽̀͂͌̄͋̏̆̏͐͛́̓̒̚̕͘͝ͅr̵̡̢̧̯̺͉̘͚̹̣͚̫͇̰͙̱̣͉̅̔̿͒̏̆͗͒̏̈́̀̃̈́̂́͘̚͜͝ ̶͎͎̘̜͐̑̀͋͐͛̈́̒͗̆͋̉̓͋̎̚͘t̴͚̥̞͈̼̥̭͌h̴̢͙̠͔͔̩̫̬͙̻̹̳̠͈̄͆̊̈̽̊̑̈́̍̇̆̔̑͗̚̕à̵̡̡̜̘̞̗̥̹̼̞̠͍̙̻̘̲̟͕͉̉̏͠ņ̵̢̧̟̠̖̞͇͈̙͕̖̬̹̫̻̱̻̜͂͂̂̍̒͜ ̶͇͇̤́̉͝͝t̵̢̃̂̌̌͑̐́̆͂́̅̏̏͛͘͠͠ḧ̶̢̡͎̥̞̹́͐̑̀̆̄̕e̷̡̡̥̤̻̹̲͙̹͔̭͚̺̫̻̰̱̅̂̊͂̑̇̉̚y̵̳̺̫̎͜ ̵̡͖̝̖̙̀̓͌͜͠d̶̲͎͓̫͇́́̽͜ǫ̵̨̥̱͍͍̻̝̻̺̀̆̈̒͋̀́͒̉͊̌̎̓̆͘̚͝͝

Holy. Shit.

THE FALSETTO MAN. THE VERSES. THE HOOK. THE BEAT. THE MIX. This song is the best one. Forget about My Grave. JESUS CHRIST. This is that mainstream shit and it's amazing. His delivery on "Cuz you're so immature, I swear to god, It's Over" IS SO GOOD. This shows how much Wonder has grown as an artist. This is the best song. And the way it abruptly ends is really cool. 10/10

BACK WHERE I STARTED:

ok lol

---------------FINAL THOUGHTS---------------

Wonder has never been better sounding on anything than this album. I did not think this album would be THIS GOOD. I was scared Wonder himself would underperform vocally but he did what was needed. And man, did I need this. Lyrically, he falls flat but for the first time in my life, this sounds so good that I couldn't give a single fuck about lyrics. His melodies are always on point. I woulda just replaced FTB and Bottles with 2 better songs and you'd have a 10/10 album.

-------------AVERAGE SCORE---------------
82/100
8/10
Great

edit: due to new album fmty i bringing this down to a 72, still good.

2 Comments
Mar 18, 2021
thank you NT!!!!!
Mar 26, 2021
Give yourself more credit man you did a great job
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