Goon Des Garcons* has been gaining attention throughout 2021 from a series of optimistic singles that alluded to musically what he’s capable of. Tracks such as “A24” featuring Cuco and “Bully” featuring Na-Kel Smith have cemented Goon as an artist with an ear for catchy tunes as he continues to rise. After much anticipation, the Arkansas-bred, LA-based artist delivers his Def Jam debut album ‘SHEESH!.’
At eleven tracks in length, the album is relatable and a portrayal of self-discovery in a way that makes for an infectious listen. Goon’s vocal and braggadocious lyrical performance is at the center of each track as his voice shifts between pained and passionate, making every verse worth it. Tracks like “Fine,” “Clanks,” and “Cavin’ In” do a perfect job of displaying Goon’s enticing sound. Building on his influences to create an exciting sound to listen to, this debut sheds a different light on Goon.
Overall, “SHEESH!” is an album that seemingly has a little bit of something for everyone while never feeling pedestrian. Throughout the 28-minute runtime, Goon puts his best foot forward and picks his pockets perfectly. It is a debut album that leaves you with an array of connecting threads that feel simultaneously familiar and novel as we’re welcomed into the mind of Goon. Check out the new album down below via Spotify and head over here for your preferred streaming service.