• Record Label: Capitol
  • Release Date: Jan 8, 2013
Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Dec 5, 2012
    70
    Those who have been waiting for what seems like an eternity for Timberlake to return to the music scene could do worse than check out Contrast, which although rather front-loaded, is perhaps the most confident and mature teen pop debut of recent years.
  2. Dec 5, 2012
    70
    This is a credible collection of electronic RnB tracks that owes a greater debt to another, more grown-up Justin.
  3. Dec 5, 2012
    70
    More than anything, what impresses about Contrast is the quality of songs on offer.
  4. 75
    The R&B upstart's debut is promising. [18 Jan 2013, p.77]
  5. The downside is it's a couple of tracks too long--'Just In Case' being a slow jam too far--but a confident strut of a debut nonetheless.
User Score
6.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Jan 28, 2013
    0
    I expected more originality. I personally feel disconnected to all most all of the songs. Maynard has been working on this record for alongI expected more originality. I personally feel disconnected to all most all of the songs. Maynard has been working on this record for along time and I expected better songs. Full Review »
  2. Apr 7, 2013
    6
    Com batidas agitadas e grandes parcerias Contrast chegou para concorrer com Belive do astro Teen Justin Bieber, como o primeiro álbum deCom batidas agitadas e grandes parcerias Contrast chegou para concorrer com Belive do astro Teen Justin Bieber, como o primeiro álbum de Conor Maynard não podia se pedir mais do que ele fez.
    Mas tecnicamente um CD mas comercial e talvez isso tire um pouco o brilho do próprio cantor, que vocalmente tem muitas chances de crescer no meio músical. Destaque para: Animal, Better Than You (feat. Rita Ora) e Can't Say No.
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