- Our House On The Hill

The Babies - Our House On The Hill
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on 10 reviews
2012 Rank: #334 / 881
USER SCORE
67
Based on
6 ratings

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78
Pitchfork

Though imperfect, Hill's intensifying sonic clarity presents the Babies as a group that still believes in rock'n'roll as a powerful language, one that can help sort out mortal complexities and say something about the way we live.

70
Beats Per Minute

The Babies bottled the lightning of a fertile songwriting partnership on their debut, and with this followup they seem to have fleshed out their sound as a band. 

70
No Ripcord

What really makes Our House on the Hill an impressive leap for the group is the greater sense of diversity in songwriting seen throughout the album.

50
Consequence of Sound

A sophomore effort that sounds largely indistinguishable from the debut in its strengths and weaknesses.

Space Vacation
72
The Babies, featuring Cassie Ramone without the processing, and some dude from Woods' released an album in 2012...

I must say one downfall which is slightly depressing is the lyrics on a couple tracks are downright childish.
"Because you're mean, mean, mean, mean
And it hurts my feelings
Oh you're you're mean, mean, mean, mean
What did I do to deserve this?"

or, "And you're a dumb-fuck, you fucking idiot
Yeah, you're a dumb-fuck, you fucking piece ... read more
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Added on: August 29, 2012