- Saturday Night

Tim Darcy - Saturday Night
CRITIC SCORE
68
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Rank: #58 / 74
USER SCORE
74
Based on
14 ratings

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80
Clash

Forever rushing forwards, ‘Saturday Night’ isn’t content to sit still. It’s illuminating and infuriating, but never easy to ignore.

70
Drowned in Sound

You’ve never sounded more relaxed, more relieved to be relaxed – and the soft edges, the familiar refrains, the gentle tones, they’re all windows to that light in you.

70
Exclaim!

Saturday Night is a confident debut from a creator who's best when he seems uncomfortable. So long as he keeps evading his comfort zone, Darcy's songwriting should remain potent for years to come.

60
Loud and Quiet

Fans of Ought’s signature scintillation might find ‘Saturday Night’ a touch indulgent, but let Darcy off – he’s cleansed the palate in intriguing fashion here.

60
AllMusic

Not that Saturday Night is a sullen acoustic-guitar record; rather, Darcy is more reflective here, sometimes channeling early solo Lou Reed and sometimes wandering into more experimental meditations.

Aoaystheory
42
This was a lot worse than it Ought to have been. ha
somans
76
I can feel a habit forming! I can feel a habit forming! Arrggghhhh--oh, um, hello, dear listener. Excuse the existential dread-fueled screaming/singing...it's been a long month. Today I have the utmost pleasure of reviewing Tim Darcy's first solo album, Saturday Night. The frontperson of Ought has crafted a record which evokes the post-punk of Parquet Courts, the new wave of Talking Heads, and general psychedelic haze of the '60s. From the jangling frenzy of opening track "Tall Glass of ... read more
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DETAILS

February 17, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Jagjaguwar / Label
timdarcy.com / Website
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Track List
  1. Tall Glass of Water
  2. Joan, Pt. 1, 2
  3. You Felt Comfort
  4. Still Waking Up
  5. First Final Days
  6. Saturday Night
  7. Found My Limit
  8. Saint Germain
  9. What'd You Release?
  10. Beyond Me
  11. Joan, Pt. 3 (Hidden Track)
Contributions By
thisisabtlgrnd, patton, philthy


Added on: November 30, 2016