Album Review of Origin by Jordan Rakei.

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Jordan Rakei

Origin by Jordan Rakei

Release Date: Jun 14, 2019
Record label: Ninja Tune
Genre(s): R&B, Alternative R&B

75 Music Critic Score
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Origin - Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

The Line of Best Fit - 75
Based on rating 7.5/10

Rakei's name has been on the lips of music creators and consumers since his Groove Curse E.P in 2014. His electric soul was magnetic and songs like "Add The Bassline" and "Alright" have become essentials for anyone well-versed in South London's lucrative music scene. Rakei's charm is in his musical breadth. He is a multi-instrumental talent that never ceases to stuff his sound with the newest and most exciting production.

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Clash Music
Their review was positive

Experimental production combines with soulful pop here, as we see Jordan Rakei is at his brightest and boldest - and he should be, having recently spent time in the studio with Nile Rodgers. There's real variety on this project. Take the lush, full harmonies and synths of opener 'Mad World', layered up with handclaps and vocal samples, or the haunting strings of 'Speak'.

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