- Guppy

Charly Bliss - Guppy
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Rank: #7 / 221
USER SCORE
71
Based on
14 ratings

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100
A.V. Club

Guppy, the debut album by Charly Bliss, is a nearly flawless exemplar of its kind, a record that captures a certain sound, mood, and energy with the passion and exuberance of a teen as-yet-uncrushed by life.

90
PopMatters

Guppy is a special release ... all you need is thirty minutes of hooks and riffs sung by a voice familiar the first time you hear it.

80
Exclaim!

Guppy is a hyper, loveable, endearing, gritty, catchy romp through early 20s confusion, love, lust, travel and therapy.

78
Pitchfork

The New York band breathes life into the poppier side of ’90s indie rock, and their debut is both wry and sincere in its expression of the endless crap conveyor belt that is life and love as a girl.

70
AllMusic

Guppy may be just the ticket for those looking for a reprieve from the ubiquitous gloss of electro-pop, and they can have it without sacrificing catchiness or sunny vibrations.

JohnLouisHoward
31
a perfectly contrived imitation of an actual band. Chainsmokers for the noise pop set. if you want the real thing, listen to Speedy Ortiz or Dilly Dally, not this cheap generic knock-off.
100
Besides Ryan Adams’ “Prisoner” that came out in February and White Reapers’ “Worlds Best American Band” that came out earlier in April, no other album so far this year has been this anticipated by me. I discovered Charly Bliss in mid-2016 after they released a demo of the song “Rubie” and it showed up in a Spotify Recommendations playlist. Since then they scrapped those sessions, hit the road, got a real record deal (after 5 years of trying), ... read more
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Added on: March 22, 2017