You Won't Get What You Want

Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2018 Ratings: #10 / 878
User Score
2018 Ratings: #3
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
The Needle Drop

Daughters return with the most effectively terrifying album I've heard all decade.

92
Sputnikmusic

Whatever voodoo made their unapproachable sound so damn fun and cathartic is completely gone. In its place is a something altogether darker and uglier, but ultimately more brilliant and enrapturing than ever before.

91
Consequence of Sound

Fans hoping for a repeat of the accessibility and groove of the self-titled album or the spasticity and rawness of earlier albums might be disappointed, but You Won’t Get What You Want is a brave and excellent addition to Daughters’ discography.

90
PopMatters

Considering the band's output so far, You Won't Get What You Want is the perfect return for Daughters. While aspects of the band's creative vision have been altered and their sound has further evolved, the core elements remain intact.

90
Exclaim!

By far their most dynamic offering, Daughters have pulled off one of the great comeback albums and further cemented themselves as a band with such singular creativity that they're nearly peerless.

90
musicOMH
Records like this suggest rock has a long and illustrious future ahead of it, and that in some instances the creative well is far from dry. With Halloween on the horizon, Daughters have provided a soundtrack to satisfy our ghoulish intrigue with a rare beast that is both thrilling and wholly singular.
90
AllMusic

Aptly named, You Won't Get What You Want is awash with hopelessness, but each battery acid-stained note and room-clearing clang is delivered with the resigned ferocity of a cornered beast. In looking to capture the ugliness of humanity and parse through the despair that slithers malevolently in its wake, Daughters have crafted their most vital outing to date.

84
GIGsoup

Even if Daughters are not a band you would normally gravitate towards, You Won’t Get What You Want deserves every ounce of praise that it gets and should be heard regardless and tastes. Not only is it one of the best (and rather unexpected) comeback albums in recent memory, it’s an album that is as genuinely terrifying as any piece of music or horror movie could ever hope to be.

80
The 405

Everything about You Won’t Get What You Want is carved out of sheer insert-synonym-for-unhappiness-here, from the guitars to the drums to the vocals, but there’s more than enough nuance and versatility to earn your respect, even if it’s not something you’re typically drawn towards.

80
Pitchfork

These hardcore miscreants never seemed like a band suited for reunions, so their first album in eight years reimagines their prior intensity with blown-out, abstracted menace.

70
Northern Transmissions

It is a head-spinning disintegration trip, windows and walls crashing down around a frightened subject, narrated by an at times frantic, at times resigned, and at times poetically inclined author.

70
Rolling Stone
If heavy music is supposed to be scary, Daughters have elevated it to an invigorating new level.
morningsbell
63

I don't get it. It definitely had some interesting moments but I don't get the hype. Nothing about it stands out that much for me to greatly appreciate. Sounds like a typical bandcamp noise rock album.

Edit: watch the user score peak after that 10/10 from Fantano. Interesting how large his influence is, especially on this website.

Cosmilk
80

If you look up 'behemoth' in the dictionary, pretty sure that this album comes up. Now without further ado.

the year is 2032.

Daughters are performing their 13th encore tour for You Won’t Get What You Want. the album has gone triple diamond and has been the bestselling album in 134 countries for 88 months running. kids all over the globe are flocking to the super bowl to hear the band get it’s biggest gig yet. the whole world watches in awe as the band opens up with their new and ... read more

BradTasteMusic
100

ehhh.... Fuck Alexis BUT...

Yeah this album is still amazing.

The dude is fucked up but this album is kind of also a little fucked up... and my taste in music is also kind of fucked up.

Rare instance where the artist who made it being trash doesn't effect the music.

99

No 100 , because of Alexis…
Everytime I return to this project, it gets better and more disturbing

ItsJustNoise
100

This score does not reflect any positivity towards Alexis Marshall's actions. What he did was unforgivable, but I'm still a believer in separating the art from the artist, and I hate seeing people bombing the score for it.

This is an amazing album. Every song hits like a brick. City Song with its distorted madness, The Reason They Hate Me with its off-the-wall fuckery, Daughter with its feeling of dread, and Satan in the Wait is one of the greatest songs of all time.

I will say though, Less ... read more

100

3.satan in the wait ★★★★★
1.city song ★★★★★
10.guest house ★★★★★
9.ocean song ★★★★★
4.the flammable man ★★★★
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2.long road no turns ★★★★
8.the reason they hate me ★★★★
7.daughter ★★★★
5.the lord's song ★★★★
6.less sex ★★★★

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Track List

1City Song
5:55
90
2Long Road, No Turns
5:04
91
3Satan In The Wait
7:06
93
4The Flammable Man
2:09
88
5The Lords Song
2:45
87
6Less Sex
4:47
89
7Daughter
4:55
89
8The Reason They Hate Me
3:55
92
9Ocean Song
7:28
91
10Guest House
4:29
94
Total Length: 48 minutes
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Added on: August 21, 2018