Bell House

Shy Boys - Bell House
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2018 Ratings: #546 / 611
User Score
Based on 14 ratings
August 3, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

74
Paste

Certainly, Bell House is a slight work—10 tracks in about 23 minutes—but its songs feel sturdy, as if they’re anchored by DIY ethos and a solid rhythm section.

70
Exclaim!

Bell House hooks you in from beginning to end, leaving a lasting impression one song after the next.

70
AllMusic

With ten tracks coming in at under 25 minutes, Bell House almost goes by too fast for its richness, like sample-sized bakery treats that deserve a full course.

70
Drowned in Sound

That these ramshackle charmers rarely last more than a couple of minutes is a plus - giving them the feel of snapshots or snippets of musical thought and experience.

68
Pitchfork

Bell House is an endearing album, but too many gooey guitar licks and saccharine lyrics can start to give you a toothache.

30
Under The Radar

There's no need to bother with this album unless you like harmless, predictable, and formulaic adult contemporary fluff-rock.

72
Well, Shy Boys have certainly did a lot with their sound from the early days of this project. Gone is the very Low-Fi production, and in it’s place we’re getting a lot of very charming, endearing ballads and sweet tracks that harken back to the days of Of Montreal. Some of the ballads though, sadly aren’t nearly as effective, and I just can’t shake the feeling that if they went even bigger and more colorful this band would be so much better. But they’re ... read more
dearsongs
78
This album is so damn cute and fulfilling all my current stoner garage pop-rock needs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELl3aAgzJfM

UMMMMM, this is SOOO GREAT!!!
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Track List

  1. Miracle Gro
  2. Take the Doggie
  3. Tragic Loss
  4. No Fun
  5. Evil Sin
  6. Basement
  7. Something Sweet
  8. Bell House
  9. Disconnect
  10. Champion
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Added on: June 5, 2018