Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. There's no filler, no fat to be trimmed, simply four solid pop songs and a brief instrumental introduction tied together in a neat fashion.
  2. Nov 21, 2011
    80
    The record also feels like an important moment in time marked on a door frame--it's an intriguing peek into the restless, youthful development of King Krule.
  3. Nov 21, 2011
    65
    We have an airy, understated collage that acts more as a stopgap teaser to keep the spotlight on the young lad from London, before something more cohesive and fully-realized can be recorded.
  4. Dec 15, 2011
    60
    He's built a singular world where nothing is in focus.
  5. Nov 21, 2011
    60
    He's made a few patient, deliberate expansions of his sonic world and rewarded fans for their interest by letting them flip through his sketchbook.
  6. Nov 22, 2011
    75
    The five-song King Krule EP locates a tantalizing Venn-diagram intersection of dub and jazz that still somehow manages to recall Billy Bragg and the bleak, baroque pop of Bill Fay.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jun 3, 2013
    8
    A good start. With his heavy & thick accent voice and smooth guitar, King Krule give away a truly worthwhile musical experience. A follow upA good start. With his heavy & thick accent voice and smooth guitar, King Krule give away a truly worthwhile musical experience. A follow up LP would be incredibly delighting. Highlight tracks: The Noose of Jah City, Lead Existence Full Review »
  2. Jun 2, 2013
    10
    An absolutely stunning EP. The smooth jazz guitar offsets the gritty, harsh lyrics. Showing great promise for the future, I just hope heAn absolutely stunning EP. The smooth jazz guitar offsets the gritty, harsh lyrics. Showing great promise for the future, I just hope he doesn't get tainted by success. Full Review »
  3. May 28, 2012
    10
    wonderful. the vinyl is only $8 on truepanther.com and it's 8 of the best dollars you'll ever spend. 4 groovy, bluesy songs. and thatwonderful. the vinyl is only $8 on truepanther.com and it's 8 of the best dollars you'll ever spend. 4 groovy, bluesy songs. and that voice! wow. fantastic. i cant wait for a full length. Full Review »