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Leaving Atlanta
Gentleman Jesse - Leaving Atlanta
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2012 Ratings: #136 / 929
User Score
Based on 3 ratings
March 20, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Douchemaster / Label
Power Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

79
Pitchfork

The band's debut was kind of a crumpled, nicotine-smudged affair, but Atlanta feels brighter, less muddled, not polished but certainly tidier around the edges.

79
Beats Per Minute

Leaving Atlanta is far from a perfect record — there is not anything approaching ‘classic status’ on it – but it is a very fine one, and certainly one of the best we will see in its genre this year.

70
Consequence of Sound

Gentleman Jesse’s positive energy is as infectious as the hooks in his songs, but it’s the sonic uniformity of those songs that make Leaving Atlanta overbearing when consumed as a whole.

Track List
  1. Eat Me Alive 
  2. I'm Only Lonely 
  3. Take It Easy On Me 
  4. What Did I Do 
  5. You Give Me Shivers 
  6. Careful What You Wish For
  7. Kind Of Uptight 
  8. Frostbite 
  9. I'm A Mess 
  10. Word Gets Around 
  11. Covered Up My Tracks 
  12. Rooting For The Underdog 
  13. We Got To Get Out Of Here


Added on: March 21, 2012