Golden Age

Houndmouth - Golden Age
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 11 ratings
August 3, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
AllMusic

Houndmouth's rock pivot puts them more in line with the venerable indie stylings of someone like Spoon or Phoenix and, even if it doesn't work all the time, it serves their talents surprisingly well.

45
Spectrum Culture

Houndmouth explores a litany of new sounds on Golden Age, but what made them special was lost in translation.

VinylHound83
3
One of my favorite bands have officially imploded after the loss of their female leader. The boys prove they were not the brains of the operation but merely the dead weight. I would like to personally condemn this album and Co-producers slash co-hipster douchebags Jonathan Rado and Shawn’s Everett. This album has ZERO listenabiltiy and pisses off anyone who ever supported them. They literally shit over a bridge on a boat full of fans with this garbage.
35
We’re past the age where we slam bands for selling out whenever they incorporate pop influences, and probably the better for it. But every so often, a band changes its sound so drastically, so cynically, and so obviously for commercial gain at the expense of artistic integrity, that the phrase “selling out” is only appropriate. “Golden Age” is one of the saddest examples in recent memory, not in the least because before now, Houndmouth were genuinely good; ... read more
90
it's magic. my people love it.
100
Houndmouth never fails to disappoint and those thinking this album is a complete 180 from the past 2 haven't actually listened to this new record, they just didn't hear another song that sounds exactly like Sedona and wrote it off without thinking twice. If you want a band that writes the exact same songs over and over Nickleback has like 10 albums but you can't tell because every song sounds the same.

The signature Houndmouth sound and lyrics are very much still intact, layered underneath ... read more
NR
Sounds like a bunch of 3 year olds went into a music studio and a manager hit the record button. The manager, high as hell, was like sounds great kids. and then they put out this album.
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Track List

  1. Never Forget
  2. Golden Age
  3. This Party
  4. Strange Love
  5. Waiting for the Night
  6. Coast to Coast
  7. Black Jaguar
  8. Young Again
  9. Modern Love
  10. World Leader
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