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Kid Cudi – Man on The Moon: The End of Day Album Review and Free Download

Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon Album Cover

Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon Album Cover

Free Album Download: KiD CuDi – Man on the Moon: The End Of Day

Artist: Kid Cudi
Album: Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Universal Motown
Release Date: September 15, 2009

Hailing from Cleveland, albeit quite possibly Regions Unknown… Scott Mescudi a.k.a. KiD CuDi has delivered a high octane ambient-electro-funk themed album with Man On The Moon. Coined a Kanye West protege, the Cudder takes the listener on a journey through genre bending. Seemingly one part pop, one part rap, one part techno, he is an atypical performer with solid lyrics and high end production. Day N’ Nite was released as a single and blew up globally (reaching the Top 10 on the Billboard 100), yet its not anywhere close to the best track on the album. After working at New York Bape and releasing a mix tape, Kanye West jumped at the opportunity to sign him to his G.O.O.D Music label (Getting Out Our Dreams). Emotional roller-coasters over A+ bumps equals a sublime effort that must be heard.

Track Listing:

Act 1: The End Of The Day
1. In My Dreams (Cudder Anthem)
2. Soundtrack 2 My Life
3. Simple As…

Act 2: Rise Of The Night Terrors
4. Mr. Solo Dolo (Nightmare)
5. Heart Of A Lion (Kid Cudi Theme Music)
6. My World Ft. Billy Cravens

Act 3: Taking A Trip
7. Day N Nite (Nightmare)
8. Sky Might Fall
9. Enter Galactic (Love Connection Part 1)

Act 4: Stuck
10. Alive (Nightmare) Ft. Ratatat
11. Cudi Zone
12. Make Her Say Ft. Kanye West & Common
13. Pursuit Of Happiness (Nightmare) Ft. Mgmt & Ratatat

Act 5:
A New Beginning
14. Hyyerrr Ft. Chip Tha Ripper
15. Up, Up & Away (The Wake & Bake Song)

3 Must Listen Tracks:

  1. Simple As…
  2. Sky Might Fall
  3. Alive (Nightmare)


Overall Rating: 4 / 5

Website:
www.myspace.com/kidcudi

Day N’ Nite Crookers Remix video:


Kid Cudi – “Sky Might Fall” Live at Lollapalooza 2009 video:

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