For those willing to support a progressive band in their selfish exploration of their musical capabilities—give Yellow & Green enough time to bear its soul to you.
This is an impressive effort, one that involved a lot of heavy lifting, and it's best experienced with that sort of commitment.
Yellow & Green sees Baroness going full-on melodic, embracing space and mood rather than bombast.
Yellow & Green casts off the shackles of expectation while simultaneously taking a measured step in the direction of accessibility.
This is a case where the good does far outweigh the bad, and had this album been a bit more condensed, it would have been one of my favorites this year.
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