Nude Beach - II

Nude Beach - II
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 7 reviews
2012 Rank: #202 / 684
USER SCORE
85
Based on
1 rating

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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

On II, the band is able to find that middle ground between the acceptance of pop music’s limitations and its emotionally resonant core.

80
Spin
Spin

An exciting, impassioned, fuzzed-up, and smartly sticky album that plants a flag for some great forgotten sounds and practically screams promise for better glory days to come.

74
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

II is a record created with the belief that a trebly guitar riff, a no-bullshit drum beat, and a heart-melting chorus can still rip out the hearts of hopeless romantics young and old. 

70
Under The Radar
Under The Radar

The guitars are revved up, the melodies jaunty and sing-a-long, and the tunes catchy enough to stick in your head for days.

70
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

Judging strictly from II, Nude Beach are within arm’s reach of that unique spirit, and prove to have enough chutzpah to carve out a timeless record. 

60
PopMatters
PopMatters

It’s like rock and roll comfort food. It’s easy to listen to and appropriately fun and catchy. Everything here is good, but nothing is great. 

Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
#201
Echo Lake - Wild Peace
#203

Nude Beach - 77

77

Listen: Nude Beach - I Can't Keep the Tears from Falling

DETAILS

RELEASED: August 14, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Fat Possum
GENRE: Power Pop
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Track List
  1. Radio 
  2. Walkin' Down My Street 
  3. Some Kinda Love 
  4. You Make It So Easy 
  5. Keep It Cool 
  6. Love Can't Wait 
  7. Cathedral Echoes 
  8. Don't Have To Try 
  9. The Endless Night 
  10. Loser In The Game
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Added on: August 9, 2012