Album
Toy
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Toy

Toy by Toy

Toy - Toy
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on 11 reviews
2012 Rank: #185 / 736
USER SCORE
78
Based on
22 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

Toy is an epic, psychedelic, droning, wonder. Every track takes the germ of an idea and then repeats it at you with ever deepening insistence and almost imperceptibly subtle evolutions.

90
The 405

It's one of those rare albums that make you want to check out the band's influences in much the same way that Primary Colours probably did for Toy.

80
NME

It’s weird and wonderful and you’ll want to listen again as soon as it’s over.

80
Drowned in Sound

What we have in Toy is a beautifully powerful ramble of an album with at least six tourist attractions and beauty spots of songs to gawp at along the way.

75
Under The Radar

What their self-titled debut lacks in innovation, it makes up for in spirit, its 12 barn-burning tracks accurately capturing a sense of youthful zeitgeist.

70
The Line of Best Fit
60
No Ripcord

Perhaps more of an homage than an invention, then, but still, an absorbing debut.

User Reviews
90
Forget the Horrors comparisons, it's the big instrumental shoegazin' builds that make Dead & Gone & Kopter instant classics.

89
quite old skool Indie album, some songs on here are tremendous, psychedelic in places, a band bursting with potential

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DETAILS

RELEASED: September 10, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Heavenly
GENRE: Shoegaze
WEBSITE: toy-band.com
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 9 - DIY
# 17 - Gigwise
# 16 - musicOMH
# 19 - NME
# 28 - The Fly
# 19 - The Line of Best Fit
# 43 - The Quietus
# 25 - Time Out London
MISC LISTS
# 11 - Piccadilly Records
# 3 - Rough Trade
TRACK LIST
  1. Colour’s Running Out 
  2. The Reasons Why 
  3. Dead & Gone 
  4. Lose My Way 
  5. Drifting Deeper 
  6. Motoring 
  7. My Heart Skips A Beat 
  8. Strange 
  9. Make It Mine 
  10. Omni 
  11. Walk Up To Me 
  12. Kopter
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Added on: September 12, 2012