- This Old Dog

Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
CRITIC SCORE
NR
USER SCORE
65
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20 ratings

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MarkCooper
50
I'm totally fine with Mac's softer songs, in fact I prefer them in a lot of cases (his best song in my opinion is Still Together).
However, there's a difference between soft songs, and songs with no energy. This whole album is a collection of quiet, soft songs with very little energy or personality. It sounds like James Taylor fell asleep from his own voice and leaned onto a keyboard's "easy listening" temp track.

Favorite Tracks: My Old Man, Watching Him Fade Away, Still Beating, ... read more
smithfork
80
This record really improves on the synth-driven tracks from "Another One" and the songwriting throughout the album comes off as more mature. Not to mention the flavours of a Neil Young influence in some of the tracks. Favorite tracks: My Old Man, A Wolf Who Wears Sheeps Clothing, On the Level.
SiberianBreaks
58
I could never imagine myself fully dropping Mac DeMarco off my radar. Pretty much every indie musician making sub-standard, guitar music these days have their moments, but for me personally, Mac's few moments of greatness in his singular sound have left quite a significant mark on me more than most of his contemporaries. Hits strong enough to potentially reach classic-status especially like "My Kind of Woman" will leave me alright if I never do end up getting the Mac DeMarco record I ... read more
dearsongs
NR
haven't had a lot of time with this yet 'cause I've been bumping the Kendrick but I already like this more then most of the users who are reviewing this. Not an album I would review after one listen, mac ultimately gets more personal here then ever before.
GoldenChords
40
Mac DeMarco es un artista que su misma existencia es "segura", sin dar un paso en falso que le haga caer y ser odiado por aquellos que le siguen. Sus 2 álbumes —3 si contamos Another One— anteriores han sido de los más sencillos y unidimensionales de lo que va de década, pero al mismo tiempo esta era la razón por la que ha recibido el éxito que tiene hasta el día de hoy. Yo personalmente no me causa gran cosa sus pasados trabajos; ... read more
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DETAILS

May 5, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
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Track List
  1. My Old Man
  2. This Old Dog
  3. Baby You're Out
  4. For the First Time
  5. One Another
  6. Still Beating
  7. Sister
  8. Dreams from Yesterday
  9. A Wolf Who Wears Sheeps Clothes
  10. One More Love Song
  11. On the Level
  12. Moonlight on the River
  13. Watching Him Fade Away
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Added on: January 31, 2017