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K.G.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

K.G.

Album number sixteen from the prolific psych-rock Melbourne six-piece

ADM rating[?]

7.1

Label
KGLW
UK Release date
20/11/2020
US Release date
20/11/2020
  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Overall, it’s clear that King Gizz’s tireless effort over the past 8 years still has no end in sight as they release yet another radical and innovative album which doesn’t fall short of the endless inspiration that King Gizzard continue to shine
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  2. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    NEW At a time when everyone is stuck at home, facing uncertainty, grief, and loss, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have given something special to the world: the ability for fans to connect, and to (virtually) travel the world alongside the band’s diverse musical influences
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  3. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    Kevin Parker wishes he had the guts to write an album like this...
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    KG is no mere retread of the earlier album, Stu Mackenzie's custom-built electric baglama leading him in unexpected directions. Print edition only

  5. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Their enthusiasm and wayward energy carry them. Print edition only

  6. 7.0 |   All Music

    Listening to them tread a little bit of water is still better than listening to the fresh ideas of 99.9% of other bands, especially when it's done with the energy and passion the band exhibits here
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  7. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    There is little to be surprised by on K.G, but perhaps its recognizability is a testament to the band's certainty of who they are, what they are here to do, and their intention to not stop any time soon
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  8. 6.0 |   NME

    There are some great songs here, but they don't feel like they’re breaking new ground – a big deal for a band who have relentlessly pushed things forward
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  9. 6.0 |   music OMH

    Hidden behind the zany Beetlejuice meets Games Workshop model kit that adorns the cover of the album lies a bright yellow K.G. Strip away the adornments of genre and the graphic kookiness and this band will supply a cave full of treasures
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  10. 6.0 |   The FT

    The album features tricky time signatures, drifty vocals and a vast collection of instruments
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