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Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams

Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams
CRITIC SCORE
61
Based on 7 reviews
2012 Rank: #575 / 664
USER SCORE
80
Based on
3 ratings

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80
The 405
The 405

While they do operate within the realms of Americana, Lord Huron draw on a much wider breadth of instruments and influences, their sound is a lot busier and complex than Fleet Foxes have ever been.

60
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

The clean-cut nature of Lonesome Dreams is one of its greatest strengths, but also its fatal flaw.

60
PopMatters
PopMatters

Lonesome Dreams sounds a lot like a kid from Michigan who ran to LA, who channeled Paul Simon channeling South Africa, Simon, who made falling out of love in a downtown taxi a sacred space. 

56
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

It's all so carefully composed, so studiously old-timey, this once-vibrant vision of American music overlaid with the drab browns and coppers of a Six Flags souvenir photobooth.

50
DIY
DIY

It seems they tried their hardest, and there were certainly some memorable moments, but these were ultimately outweighed by hackneyed banality and genre-bound cliches.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: October 9, 2012
FORMAT: LP
GENRE: Folk
WEBSITE: www.lordhuron.com
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Added on: July 11, 2012