7 Songs, 25 Minutes


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings
6 Ratings
RavenDash01 ,


Ashleigh is incredibly talented. Keep on going!

Aelita hopper ,



sydmatt ,

Modern beats meet soulful R&b

Member of Hey Ocean! and prolific voice actress Ashleigh Ball may have something here! Each cut offers a new perspective, a new (sometimes dark, sometimes funny, but always thoughtful) take on our human condition and how we relate to each other. Musically, her indie-roots still show, with unique instrumentation and beats that come in unexpected ways. I don't expect to here this at any techno dance party or rave mind you, so if you're looking for an even mix of "4/4 on the floor" easily dj-able songs, this may not be your cup of tea.

Lyrically and musically, you won't find sugary and easy to digest "girl meets boy," "boy pines over girl,"/"boy cheats on girl," "girl is mad" themes here, nor will you find perfectly auto-tuned-within-an-inch-of-their-life vocals either. Instead, these songs require a bit of chewing to bring out another layer of flavor that you may not have noticed at first taste... this album seems to invite thought and reflection... which strangely doesn't take away from its listenability.

Woven through the whole thing though is a lovely bohemian/ free spirit sort of vibe that I'd expect from her. It certainly has something to say, but at the same time, doesn't take itself *too* seriously.

It took her two years to craft this album during a hiatus from Hey Ocean!, and her time and attention to detail shows! I only hope it doesn't take that long for her next one!