- Summary: The hip-hop producer attempts a "pop" album for the first time on this third release, utilizing all live instrumentation and even singing on almost all of the tracks.
- Record Label: XL Recordings
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Hip-Hop
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UrbSometimes the '70s feel gets feeling hella silly. [Mar 2007, p.96]
GradyLApr 23, 2007Finally someone with enough balls to come out of the closet and finally produce a new sound. The beats are still RJD2's unequaled sounds Finally someone with enough balls to come out of the closet and finally produce a new sound. The beats are still RJD2's unequaled sounds but he does add pop to it. Yea he's new to this so the songwriting is lacking a lot. But if you like listening to each album for what it is, this is an album worth checking out. If you're looking for someone who sounds exactly the same each time go listen to something else.… Expand
JonLMar 4, 2007Very enjoyable. Definitely takes a diversion from his typic hip-hop/electronic routes, and it pays off nicely.
IMeMar 13, 2007Don't read the reviews, listen to it. No one seems to quite understand it.
MycroftWMar 13, 2007It's not as bad as DJ Shadow's last one, but as we were expecting the level of Ghostwriter or Saliva this is quite a dissapointment
YJMar 25, 2007And yet another Brilliant underground Hip-hop star producer who decides that he has enough talent to become a pop songster, turning his back And yet another Brilliant underground Hip-hop star producer who decides that he has enough talent to become a pop songster, turning his back to his previous work: Results: Uninspired songwriting, bad singing, and terribly boring pop songs. It is amazing how sych a brilliant producer can be so deaf to his own shortcomings. Luckily, other brilliant artists like Amon Tobin and Aphex Twin haven't decided to go pop and still stick to what they do best.. let's keep our fingers crossed.… Collapse
EricCApr 9, 2007pretty bad.
JohnDMar 8, 2007First reaction: "Okay, this is different." Second reaction: "I should just give it a chance and judge it on its own merits." Third reaction: First reaction: "Okay, this is different." Second reaction: "I should just give it a chance and judge it on its own merits." Third reaction: "This album sucks."… Expand
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