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B.o.B - Strange Clouds

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B.o.B - Strange Clouds
Record Label: Atlantic Records
This review was written by an AP.net staff member.
Release Date: May 1st, 2012
 
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09:54 PM on 05/07/12
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i want all the music i listen to from now on to have a morgan freeman cameo. good review though, pretty much spot on.
08:56 AM on 05/08/12
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Good review, the album has some up's and a few too many down's. But I'm surprised you didn't like "Bombs Away". Definitely felt that it was one of the stronger tracks overall. And for an album rather than a mixtape, the songs are radio-friendly, but don't detract from BOB's typical sound. I could see many of these songs becoming radio hits that aren't as generic or annoying as what's on the radio right now.
11:12 AM on 05/08/12
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B.o.B. is a case of strong mixtape rapper making poor albums...this and his debut just don't measure up to his mixtape stuff. Wiz Khalifa kind of did the same thing with his album vs. his mixtape material.
07:24 PM on 05/08/12
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B.o.B. is a case of strong mixtape rapper making poor albums...this and his debut just don't measure up to his mixtape stuff. Wiz Khalifa kind of did the same thing with his album vs. his mixtape material.
A agree with every word you said, and I love watching the NBA.
07:51 PM on 05/08/12
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I agree with the review for the most part, although I actually really enjoy "Out of My Mind." Still believe that B.o.B can put out a fantastic album that really pushes the limits. His mixtapes are great and tracks like "The Kids," "Magic," "Bet I," "Fame," and, of course, "Airplanes" were great offerings.
09:43 PM on 05/08/12
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Can lil wayne please stay the fuck out of every fucking artists songs!? I used to like him before he just phoned in shitty verses on other rappers songs and made bajillions from it
05:46 AM on 05/09/12
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I understood the love for B.O.B., he always seemed more like an embodiment of what labels think will sell or crossover than an actual artist.
07:56 AM on 05/09/12
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I agree with the review for the most part, although I actually really enjoy "Out of My Mind." Still believe that B.o.B can put out a fantastic album that really pushes the limits. His mixtapes are great and tracks like "The Kids," "Magic," "Bet I," "Fame," and, of course, "Airplanes" were great offerings.
I liked Strange Clouds too

Rest of the album is forgettable
08:40 AM on 05/09/12
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Three words: highly doubt it.
09:47 AM on 05/09/12
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Agree with the whole review, but you didn't even mention what I thought were the best two songs on the album. "Castles" and "Where Are You" are great. Completely right about the lack of consistency though.
10:32 AM on 05/09/12
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I'm inclined to agree with most of this. I became a fan of B.o.B. after seeing him live at a festival during the touring cycle for the first record. I love that album, so I was pretty excited to hear this one. I've only listened through it twice at this point, but I agree that it feels pretty disjointed and almost phoned in at times.

On the subject of his live performance, though, man, he's fantastic.
11:57 AM on 05/09/12
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i want all the music i listen to from now on to have a morgan freeman cameo. good review though, pretty much spot on.

This. Morgan Freeman rap album NOW.
12:55 PM on 05/09/12
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I totally want to read Joe DeAndrea's thoughts on a rap album.
01:47 PM on 05/09/12
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Good review. Always liked B.o.B, haven't listened to the whole album yet but I assume he did a pretty good job on it. Really like "So Good" and "Strange Clouds". I'll check out the rest of the songs.

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