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The Journey Man

Goldie

The Journey Man

The first full-length release in 19 years from the Walsall drum and bass artist, DJ, visual artist and actor

ADM rating[?]

6.7

Label
Metalheadz
UK Release date
16/06/2017
US Release date
16/06/2017
  1. 8.0 |   Mixmag

    Only Goldie could make this LP. It is, and is for, him – pure and simple
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  2. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    By letting one side of his contradictory personality lead, against the odds, Goldie has made a rather gorgeous record
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Strikes a neat balance between exploratory drum programming ad sleek soul. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Goldie’s new collection will immediately bring you back to those euphoric days, reminding you that the party doesn’t ever have to stop as long as the music keeps hitting you right
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  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    It's a testament to Goldie's creativity and flexibility as an artist that there's never a single moment on The Journey Man that sounds compromised
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  6. 7.0 |   All Music

    Even if The Journey Man doesn't quite stack up to Timeless, it's still a respectable effort, and its best moments confirm the man's legendary status
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  7. 6.6 |   Resident Advisor

    What The Journey Man most clearly captures is that taste for excess and self-indulgence. It's the work of an elder statesman who still has a special touch, but who doesn't know when to stop himself
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  8. 6.0 |   The Music

    It's polished, warm, celebratory and kinetic
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  9. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    It would probably have been better had Goldie edited this sprawling double-album into a taut and more coherent set of songs, but he’s unlikely to agree with that and it’s his name on the cover after all
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  10. 6.0 |   Mojo

    First solo album for nearly 20 years is a lengthy double. Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   Q

    A mature work full of optimism. Print edition only

  12. 4.0 |   The Guardian

    Over-ambitious jungle epic drifts off course
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