Mew - Frengers
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 48 ratings
2003 Ratings: #41
April 7, 2003 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sony, Epic / Label
Dream Pop, Indie Pop / Genres
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ogod the memories came back when i first listened to this album. this was my jam. the ending track is the total slap.

1. am i wry? no
2. symmetry
3. behind the drapes
4. she came home for christmas
5. comforting sounds
What was I doing in 2003 to miss this record? Oh, that's right, I was moving to Illinoise and was a careless youth.

An almost perfect blend of emotionally charged post-90s indie rock instrumentation and pop melodies. I wish I could travel back in time and slap the All Time Low out of my soft, middle school aged hands and replace it with this. I love the androgynous vocals, and the lyrics feel earnest and charged. Frengers will be a staple of my 2000s catalog from now on. I think this album is ... read more
The atmosphere in production and the clarity in the sound is amazing. It sounds to me very emo, reminds me to Brand New but you know the Europe touch is so different is tasty, it has the acoustic and the little darkness in the background. That lifting in the chorus and the little celtic touch. Just great
Has its highlights and really knows how to build a song up. More indie rock than dream pop but you get enough of each.
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Track List

  1. Am I Wry? No
  2. 156
  3. Snow Brigade
  4. Symmetry
  5. Behind the Drapes
  6. Her Voice Is Beyond Her Years
  7. Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed
  8. She Came Home for Christmas
  9. She Spider
  10. Comforting Sounds
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Added on: October 3, 2013