#willpower

will.I.am

#willpower

Fourth solo album from the DJ, producer and founding member of The Black Eyed Peas

ADM rating[?]

4.0

Label
Interscope
UK Release date
22/04/2013
US Release date
23/04/2013
  1. 6.0 |   The Independent

    Stuffed with sounds that, while in no sense as cutting-edge as he likes to make out, crest the wave of the popular
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  2. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Even goofball tracks like the techno-Cotton Club "Bang Bang" can induce seizures of awe
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  3. 4.0 |   Entertainment.ie

    While shifting units is vital for any artist in the current industry, it's a shame that Will.i.am has sacrificed his musical integrity in the process
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  4. 4.0 |   The Guardian

    The songs featuring him alone may be full of undeniably funny arrogance, but they're also laden with recycled beats and Auto-Tune
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  5. 4.0 |   All Music

    Sounds remarkably like his heart isn't in it throughout the record, bored on the job even though it's his job to get the party started
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  6. 4.0 |   The Observer

    The factory default is for disposable, cheesy, trance-influenced pop with Auto-Tuned vocals
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  7. 4.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    18 tracks of mindless thumping electro-rap in the company of Will.i.am and friends is like being trapped in the lift with the worst selection of people this side of Thatcher's funeral
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  8. 4.0 |   PopMatters

    Has its moments scattered here and there, but stumbles far too often to be a critically cohesive triumph
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  9. 3.0 |   Slant Magazine

    A slog of pop clichés and self-absorbed preening
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  10. 2.0 |   No Ripcord

    It’s nothing more than throwaway electro-pop, puffed up with a glut of minimum-wage arrangements that will only appeal to molly-addled club crawlers and TMZ readers
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