The Ophelias - Almost
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2018 Ratings: #291 / 455
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
2018 Ratings: #122
July 13, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Joyful Noise / Label
Indie Pop, Art Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

85
Northern Transmissions

The Ophelias take jangly indie pop and constantly throw something new into it arrangement-wise or in their writing to keep you interested and guessing.

71
Pitchfork

The Cincinnati quartet’s second album uses bright surfaces to obscure sinister intentions, clothing dark songs in indie-pop innocence.

70
AllMusic

The overall effect is warm, unsettling, and artful, but most of all catchy, up to and including the intimate closer, "Moon Like Sour Candy," which ends with a mandate to try.

70
FLOOD Magazine

The sound of women comparing notes in the spotlight to create something unusual, beautiful, and wholly relatable.

60
PopMatters

The Ophelias' lyrics are at times impassioned, but the vocals are banal. Yet the maturity that arises from their individual and musical self-actualization carries Almost.

Aug 2, 2018
ZoilPlaylist
75
another female musicians. and it seems that this decade, indie music is dominated by women
Jul 27, 2018
DiegoPaim01
75
vindo do indie pop e do dream pop, gostei bastante do arranjo e da produção dessas músicas: sútil, doce, levemente experimental, bem fluído. Gosto das linhas de baixo, das cordas, as melodias vocais também...a banda ainda falta encontrar sua personalidade, mas tem uma proposta legal.
Jul 14, 2018
entrona
78
deriving themselves on experimental jangle pop, while the earliest songs may feel odd and blurry, the album comes into it's full form towards the end, and makes for an overall valuable listen.
best tracks: Zero, Moon Like Sour Candy
worst tracks: Lover's Creep, O Command
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Track List
  1. Fog
  2. General Electric
  3. Lover's Creep
  4. Night Signs
  5. O Command
  6. Lunar Rover
  7. Bird
  8. House
  9. Zero
  10. Moon Like Sour Candy
Contributions By
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Added on: May 12, 2018