The Winter of Mixed Drinks

Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks
Critic Score
Based on 26 reviews
2010 Ratings: #232 / 879
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Based on 40 ratings
2010 Ratings: #121
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March 2, 2010 / Release Date
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Indie Rock / Genres
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Drowned in Sound

The new record is the sound of Hutchinson moving on, growing up and trying to order the chaos he has been left with.


This album will, at least in theory, open a new chapter in theband’s story, but the songs – as well as being significantly morestreamlined – manage to stir and move like neverbefore.


On The Winter of Mixed Drinks, they focus and polish Organ Fight’s epics -- and add a healthy dose of optimism.

The entire Frightened Rabbit discography has become incredibly difficult to listen to in the shadow of Scott Hutchison’s death, and “The Winter of Mixed Drinks” is certainly no exception. However, while it hardly skimps on heavy material, “The Winter of Mixed Drinks” is perhaps the least challenging Frightened Rabbit album, uplifting and triumphant at least in sound if not in tone. Pivoting away from some of their early folkier inclinations, “The Winter of ... read more
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#11/A.V. Club
#35/Rhapsody SoundBoard

Track List


  1. Things
  2. Swim Until You Can't See Land
  3. The Loneliness & The Scream
  4. The Wrestle
  5. Skip The Youth
  6. Nothing Like You
  7. Man/ Bag Of Sand 
  8. Foot Shooter
  9. Not Miserable
  10. Living In Colour
  11. Yes I Would


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