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MNEK

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Debut album from South Londoner Uzoechi Emenike who's worked as a songwriter and producer for Beyoncé, BTS and Little Mix

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6.4

Label
Virgin
UK Release date
07/09/2018
US Release date
07/09/2018
  1. 9.0 |   music OMH

    By the end of the heartfelt Touched By You MNEK has truly made his mark with this ambitious masterwork of an album. After years in the background, he’s proved that he’s the full package
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    In a pop landscape full of exciting queer voices, MNEK undoubtably has the range – it’s time to put some respect on his name
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  3. 8.0 |   NME

    This is a moving and important – and fun! – record that proves MNEK is the pop star we need in 2018
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  4. 6.0 |   The Observer

    A beautifully crafted solo debut
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  5. 6.0 |   Clash

    MNEK’s personality, previously diluted by the artists he worked with, comes through strongly in this string of infectious dance-pop tracks
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  6. 6.0 |   DIY

    A potent force in his own right
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  7. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    People-pleasing pop and camp braggadocio
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  8. 4.0 |   Rolling Stone

    An ace songwriter who has worked with Madonna and Beyonce struggles to come up with a decent batch of tunes for his debut LP
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