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Blue Water Road


Blue Water Road

Third album from Oakland R&B singer Kehlani Ashley Parrish includes guest appearances from Ambré, Justin Bieber, Blxst, Jessie Reyez, Syd, and Thundercat

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  1. 8.0 |   Clash

    In an album with deftly-placed idiosyncrasies, elastic vocal flexes and heady harmonies draped over lush string arrangements, Kehlani’s sound is elevated from readymade R&B to slow-burning torch songs that drift beyond the immediacy of radio fodder
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    The Californian artist's third album is their most lyrically intriguing, as they leave behind the melancholy of the past to embrace a bright new land
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  3. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Kehlani’s blue water road is indeed a journey, and a place you’d want to add to your travel itinerary if it were real. Luckily, it at least exists in album format, so you can add it to the summer roadtrip playlist if nothing else
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  4. 7.9 |   Pitchfork

    Kehlani’s most mature and thematically challenging album is steamy and committed, more eager than ever to bet it all on love. They’ve never sounded more comfortable in their own skin
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  5. 7.5 |   Entertainment Weekly

    Featuring collaborations with Justin Bieber and Jessie Reyez, the artist's latest finds her setting the B.S. aside to do some serious soul-searching
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