Time (Mikky Ekko album)

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ReleasedJanuary 16, 2015 (2015-01-16)
Genre Pop
Label RCA
Mikky Ekko chronology
Singles from Time
  1. "Pull Me Down"
    Released: October 30, 2012 [1]
  2. "Smile"
    Released: August 15, 2014 [2]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 59/100 [3]
Review scores
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The New Zealand Herald Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [5]
Pitchfork Media 4.3/10 [6]
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Rolling Stone Star full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg (US) [8]
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Time is the debut studio album by American recording artist Mikky Ekko. The album was released worldwide on January 16, 2015, by RCA Records, except for the United States where it was released on January 20. [11]



Mikky Ekko rose to fame with his 2013 Rihanna collaboration "Stay". Following the release of "Stay", RCA Records wanted to capitalize on its success, said Mikky Ekko: "From the label, people on Rihanna's side. I think we speculated a little bit about going out on the tour with Rih, and I ultimately felt like the songs weren't there. And I said I'm not gonna go out to promote an album that could be better. And I know the sort of the endless tweaking that can happen, but I feel like we took the time to put together a really, really strong album full of songs that at least for me represents exactly where I am." [12]

Critical reception

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Time received an average score of 59% based on 5 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews". [3]

Track listing

1."Watch Me Rise"4:04
  • Ekko
  • Elof Loelv
3."Love You Crazy"
  • Tedder
  • Zancanella
  • Ekko [a]
Blood Diamonds 3:57
  • Smith
  • Eric Masse [a]
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Boots Ottestad
7."Mourning Doves"
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Elof Loelv
  • Loelv
  • Ekko
8."Burning Doves"
  • Bhasker
  • Tyler Johnson [b]
  • Alex Salibian [a]
10."Pull Me Down"
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Michael Volpe
  • Clams Casino
  • Ekko
11."Made of Light"
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Nick Ruth
  • Alexander Castillo Vasquez
  • Ruth
  • A.C.
  • Tedder
  • Zancanella
  • Ekko [a]
13."Pressure Pills* [c] "
  • Steven Weston
  • Ekko [a]
14."Pretend You Care [c] "
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Cubby
15."Stay" (demo version [c] )
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Justin Parker
  • Mikky Ekko
  • Justin Parker







Chart (2015)Peak
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) [13] 6
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard) [14] 24

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