Stereo Typical

Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Nov 17, 2011
    80
    Ska, country and 80s hip-hop are the cute soundbed for quickfire lyrics that reveal them to be typical teenage boys.
  2. Nov 17, 2011
    80
    All things considered, this is an impressive debut album from Rizzle Kicks.
  3. Nov 17, 2011
    70
    By bypassing the commonplace put-downs of peers and proffering a very British take on pop-flavoured rap, is an accomplished and infectious introduction to some rightly rising talents.
  4. Nov 17, 2011
    70
    Stereo Typical's good-natured swagger marks Rizzle Kicks out as one of the British urban scene's most entertaining new talents.
  5. Q Magazine
    Dec 15, 2011
    60
    Rizzle Kicks are a pop prospect with a winning charm you just can't teach. [Dec. 2011 p. 137]
  6. Nov 17, 2011
    60
    A contemporary-pop triumph.
  7. 60
    They tag-team across the record with a cheery glint, a self-deprecating wink and a boundless charm that's hard not to like.
  8. Nov 17, 2011
    40
    Fun while it lasts, but swiftly forgettable.
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Apr 2, 2013
    10
    Brilliant debut album with no weak links. Every song is extremely catchy with good lyrics and music from the start of the album to the end.Brilliant debut album with no weak links. Every song is extremely catchy with good lyrics and music from the start of the album to the end. Excited to see what else they can come up with. Full Review »
  2. May 15, 2012
    8
    While Rizzle Kicks don't put to use any particular hooks or gimmicks, that seems to be what makes then so refreshing. Along with irreverent,While Rizzle Kicks don't put to use any particular hooks or gimmicks, that seems to be what makes then so refreshing. Along with irreverent, but charming, lyrics and a humble, but catchy, production, they manage to intrigue the listener and open them up to a brand new style of alternative hip hop. Full Review »
  3. May 2, 2012
    8
    Stereo Typical blends reggae, ska & hip hop and makes it a very good combination.
    From the amazing opener "Dreamers" to the amazing
    Stereo Typical blends reggae, ska & hip hop and makes it a very good combination.
    From the amazing opener "Dreamers" to the amazing "Traveller's Chant", Stereo Typical gives Indie-Rap a good name.
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