James Blake Overgrown
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scissorlocked
April 8th 2013


3518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Both this and Lucidity's reviews are excellent



first quick listen gave the impression of an overextension of blake's mellow vein, but, fuck, just gave it some attention and it's beautiful

Lucid
April 8th 2013


7088 Comments


Nice review, liked the paragraph defending Blake as soul music the best. Had to grit my teeth through the criticism of s/t (trite? in what world), but it's all good.

kingsoby1
Emeritus
April 8th 2013


4968 Comments

Album Rating: 4.6

ha - i actually wrote that after our discussion!



my issue with S/T was that i felt it was a bit ADD with all of the ideas. solid and i could definitely see the potential, but i couldn't get into it. probably the only 3/5 record i've listened to as much as i have.

TenSecondsToThink
April 9th 2013


1329 Comments


I think I'm gonna hate this again.

Wildorwhat
April 9th 2013


88 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Pitchfork with the pan, surprising.

Iluvatar
Emeritus
April 9th 2013


16089 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

8/10 is a pan?

oltnabrick
April 9th 2013


33363 Comments


BLAKE IS RECKED

Lucid
April 9th 2013


7088 Comments


They spent the whole review mocking his opinions and his sound (they didn't even clearly praise an aspect of the album until the 6th paragraph). Reads more like a 6.0 than an 8.0 review. Lots of artist name-dropping, genre-flaunting and condescension instead of actual analysis. Honestly the most off-the-mark review I've seen them publish in ages.

YankeeDudel
April 9th 2013


9338 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

he looks very sophisto in that trench coat

Digging: Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

FourthReich
April 9th 2013


20183 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

horrible cover art lol

YankeeDudel
April 9th 2013


9338 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The other one captures his bangs much better

oltnabrick
April 9th 2013


33363 Comments


http://images.contactmusic.com/images/press/james-blake-overgrown2.jpg



this would be a better cover if he wasnt pouting like a 6 year old lol

FourthReich
April 9th 2013


20183 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

I know I thought that's what yank was referencing, that one's downright laughable

oltnabrick
April 9th 2013


33363 Comments


the stuff behind him looks cool and the font for the album title is cool



i wish he wasnt in the picture lol

YankeeDudel
April 9th 2013


9338 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

But his v is so deep

FourthReich
April 9th 2013


20183 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

It worked on his s/t because his face was blurred and it honestly looked cool, but wow that's got to be the worst cover I've seen in a while

YankeeDudel
April 9th 2013


9338 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

You worked on his s/t? What's he like? Is it everything I dreamed??

FourthReich
April 9th 2013


20183 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

damn funny how accidentally omitting one letter can fuck a whole sentence up lol

RosaParks
April 9th 2013


16331 Comments


every new album cover is hailed as "wow worst cover ive ever seen" on this website

oltnabrick
April 9th 2013


33363 Comments


no but this one is actually bad lol



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