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8 Letters is Why Don't We's debut studio album that was released on August 31, 2018 by Atlantic Records and Warner Music Group

Tracklisting[]

  1. 8 Letters 3:10
  2. Talk 3:10
  3. Choose 2:53
  4. In Too Deep 3:15
  5. Friends 3:34
  6. Hard 3:16
  7. Hooked 3:25
  8. Falling 3:35
  9. Trust Fund Baby 3:04
  10. These Girls 2:50
  11. Something Different 2:42

Chart Performance[]

"8 Letters" peaked at #9 on the Billboard 200. It also made the charts in Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom.

Critical Reception[]

Chris DeVille of StereoGum wrote that the album's "eight tracks of shiny assembly line pop are sometimes painfully adolescent in terms of subject matter — the vaguely Latin tropical jam “Friends” is about throwing a weekend-long rager “’cause your friend’s daddy got a real big house” (“and I swear we won’t break a thing”) — but most of them could work as singles."

Elias Leight of Rolling Stone gave the album a two-in-a-half star rating, saying that it "feels aimless, like a series of genre exercises hastily thrown together."

The Musical Hype called it "an enjoyable, respectable debut album."

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