Damn features appearances from singers and Top Dawg signee Zacari, along with Irish rock band. On April 7, 2017, the album was made available for pre-order and confirmed to be released on April 14. Archived from on January 7, 2018. It sold 353,000 copies in its first week and accumulated over 340 million streams. Select album in the field Format. It was nominated for and won at the.
In its third week, the album continued to top the charts with 173,000 album-equivalent units of which 57,000 were traditional album sales, bringing the sales to a total of 1. At , which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 95, based on 39 reviews. In a radio interview on June 29, 2017, Lamar revealed the original title for the album was going to be What Happens on Earth Stays on Earth, but eventually settled on Damn. There's none of that album's wilfully jarring quality — its sudden, anxious musical lurches and abrupt, short-circuiting leaps between genres — but the tracks on Damn still feel episodic and expansive. It's one of my favorite rhythms and tempos within the album. After recording, it was initially agreed upon that it would be released on Mike Will's debut album , but others convinced Lamar to keep it for his own next album. When you're making art this substantial, vital, and virtuosic, there's no need to wrap a tidy bow around it.
Lamar's most jubilant album, the one in which his rhymes are the least tangled. Damn received widespread critical acclaim and topped the charts in the United States and Canada while reaching number two in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Title Writer s Producer s Length 1. Select Gold in the Certification field. It was released on April 14, 2017, by , and. Whether Damn will have the same epochal impact as To Pimp a Butterfly remains to be seen, but either way it sounds like the work of a supremely confident artist at the top of his game. In 2018, Damn was ranked as the thirteenth most popular album of the year on the Billboard 200.
It was released to on November 21, 2017. Lamar's voice does most of the heavy lifting, playing multiple roles and characters. His supple singing complements a variety of rap tones and textures. Select albums in the Format field. Archived from the original on June 13, 2017. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
This version of the album also features slightly different mixing. Sometimes boisterous, sometimes swampy, rarely fanciful album—it's Mr. According to , it was the seventh best selling album of 2017, with 1. Retrieved March 11, 2018 — via. . Archived from on August 15, 2018. Lamar's version of the creeping paranoia that has become de rigueur for midcareer.
The album also won the 2018 , making it the first non-jazz or classical work to earn the accolade. On April 11, Lamar revealed the track listing for Damn. The album is the same musically, but has a reversed track order and new artwork. On December 8, 2017, Lamar released the Collectors Edition of the album. And yet this is likely Mr. The most gifted rapper of a generation stomps into the Nineties and continues to blaze a trail forward. In the United Kingdom, Damn sold 30,000 units in its first week and entered at number two on the.
The album also opened atop the with 35,000 consumption units and 25. Damn was ranked as the number one album of the year on the Billboard 200 in 2017. Damned if I do, damned if I don't. The loudness of the record. The album cover was designed by Vlad Sepetov, who created the album covers for Lamar's last two projects — and.
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