Hollow Ground

Cut Worms - Hollow Ground
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2018 Ratings: #302 / 722
User Score
Based on 36 ratings
2018 Ratings: #535
May 4, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Jagjaguwar / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

Cut Worms' music might not be as immediate as Andy Shauf's, or as inventive as Whitney's, but for listeners who miss the time when songwriters wrote actual songs, this album should not be overlooked.

75
Northern Transmissions
Though he expands his sonic palette on his first full-length record, he’s still trapped by how close he plays to the music that inspired him. While he brings a considerably fresh take to these old sounds, fans of the Kinks and Beatles will either be delighted or feel like they’re listening to a cover act.
zachthesnack
67
#HipsterBluegrass?

his voice reminds me of Bob Dylan
chunderz
70
Cut Worms' 'Hollow Ground' has a quintessential 60's pop sound, thanks to Max Clarke's vocal performance and the pop hooks that permeate throughout it. "Coward's Confidence," a song that sounds like it could have been played by The Kinks, is strikingly beautiful with its many layers, ranging from trumpets, to bells and an excellent vocal performance from Clarke. The album seems like it will be a one-trick pony which, frankly, it is. But that isn't a knock on it by any means; 'Hollow ... read more
TheRootBoy
72
It's both new and old sounding. Cut Worms' Hollow Ground is an accolade for new indie pop tunes but with a rockabilly, folk twang. You can view their influences on their sleeves with artists like Bob Dylan and The Beatles come to mind. The album loses some steam and there's little to realize that's reinventing the current wave of indie, but that's not to say it's not at least enjoyable to listen to.
Hops
82
Top 5 Tracks
- How It Can Be
- Think I Might Be in Love
- Cash for Gold
- Don't Want to Say Good-bye
- It Won't Be Too Long
mattgoold
70
Sunny, 60s flavored pop for dreamy days of careless sauntering.
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MISC LISTS

#17/Paste (First Half)

Track List

  1. How It Can Be
  2. Coward's Confidence
  3. Don't Want to Say Good-bye
  4. It Won't Be Too Long
  5. Till Tomorrow Goes Away
  6. Like Going Down Sideways
  7. Think I Might Be in Love
  8. Cash for Gold
  9. Hanging Your Picture Up to Dry
  10. Mad About You
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