Connor S. Dowd
It can be difficult to separate art from artist, especially when the artist himself seems to want those lines blurred, but in this case, the artist himself stands out as far more interesting and complex than the album he created.
Freshmen Alfred Perez and Nico Garcia-Morillo grew up playing youth soccer in the same region of South Florida. They met in middle school. Now, after so many years spent in the same soccer-related circles, Perez and Garcia-Morillo play together at Harvard and look poised to continue their success at the college level.
All in all, “God Friended Me” puts forth a compellingly strange idea as its central premise, but its mishandled tone and out-of-touch “real millennial culture” is bemusing but ultimately dissatisfying.