AOTY 2018
TheBravesDH
TheBravesDH

Recent Reviews

Dec 12, 2018
87
Can you imagine being NPR and bragging about your top 15 albums being made by women and not including the best one? What a wonderful achievement and variety of styles here.
Dec 12, 2018
61
Yeah unfortunately, I'm just not feeling it and don't see it as something with lasting impact for me. Wanted to like it a lot as a longtime listener of Earl too.
Hard to really latch on to anything here. I can appreciate the intent and artistic expression here, but at the end of the day I just don't enjoy the sounds entering my ears that much. Lyrics are as good as ever, but the looping, ear-grating production makes these songs sometimes seem longer than they are.

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Dec 12, 2018
62
There's a good 10 track album hiding in here. Best Jay verse in eons is here. Why he chose to also place the worst song from his previous EP on here, I have no idea. Topically it's a bit mixed. There's some insightful firsthand experience social commentary on here, and there is also some trash. How you can follow up a hard-hitting prison reform banger with a song about how a girl's pussy is making you feel like a zombie is really something else.
Dec 12, 2018
86
Really makes me question how much I would've liked the Spice Girls if I'd been more open-minded twenty years ago.
Dec 12, 2018
93
I think this has been my most revisited album of the year. Part of that is maybe because it was the first notable album released, but it's also because I continually realize new things about it with each listen. It feels fresh every time I hear and I am giddy with anticipation to see where he goes from here.
Nov 28, 2018
I've been sleeping on Blur's stuff, I really would like to catch up. So where do I pick it up from Parklife?
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
53

80-89
 
117

70-79
 
78

60-69
 
61

50-59
 
36

40-49
 
19

30-39
 
7

20-29
 
1

10-19
 
2

0-9
 
5


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