Albums to watch

Some Nights I Dream of Doors


Some Nights I Dream of Doors

Debut album from the London-based Nigerian spoken word artist Steven Umoh

ADM rating[?]


September Recordings
UK Release date
US Release date
  1. 8.0 |   DIY

    His distinctive voice, ranging from guttural lows to a glittering falsetto, is the tool he uses to sculpt out his vast sonic vision
    Read Review

  2. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    With this assured debut, Obongjayar declares himself as an important artist; you don’t want to sleep on this guy
    Read Review

  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    ‘Some Nights I Dream of Doors’ may shed the crudity that helped build intrigue around Obongjayar, but there’s enough here to excite the faithfuls and attract new members to ‘OB Dream Corp’
    Read Review

  4. 8.0 |   Albumism

    The album is knitted together beautifully by the wonderful melodies, powerful lyrics and warm musicianship that Obongjayar and his co-writer Barney Lister have created to make an album that marks the full debut of an artist destined for great things
    Read Review

  5. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    An auspicious, sonically diverse, engaging debut that works as a fine showcase of Steven Umoh’s talents
    Read Review

  6. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The U.K.-based rapper-singer’s debut album homes in on his Nigerian roots, combining American R&B with African rhythms
    Read Review

  7. 7.0 |   Crack

    Rather than rush out what we might have expected on his debut, Umoh displays the mark of an artist growing in confidence: the capacity to try something exposing and uncertain
    Read Review

  8. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Obongjayar's distinctive voice and incredible energy guide his debut album, Some Nights I Dream of Doors, but at times it feels restrained
    Read Review

blog comments powered by Disqus

Watch it

Roll over video for more options

Hear it

Latest Reviews

More reviews