So Long, See You Tomorrow

Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
Critic Score
Based on 22 reviews
2014 Ratings: #326 / 855
User Score
Based on 180 ratings
2014 Ratings: #284
February 3, 2014 / Release Date
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Island / Vagrant / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic

Ultimately, So Long, See You Tomorrow is highly engaging, thoughtful, kaleidoscopic pop music for citizens of the world.

80
The 405

This is a record that certainly sits cosily alongside Steadman's sporadic solo endeavors, his gentle, experimental fingerprints all over the LP's swathes of warm sonic texture and lush soundscapes.

80
The Line of Best Fit

It’s a mighty lunge forwards for the four-piece, whose perceived m.o. largely consists of wonderful guitar-pop.

80
musicOMH

There are times when it feels sporadic and fragmented – with so many different elements crammed in to each track – but ultimately, it is the sound of a band pushing themselves further than they’ve ever gone before.

80
Exclaim!

For fans of the group, this will all seem like a fairly logical progression, and a well-executed one at that.

80
DIY

Bold, experimental, and an absolute delight, Bombay Bicycle Club cycle the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

77
Pitchfork

So Long, See You Tomorrow is an often dazzling, euphoric electronic-pop record where Bombay Bicycle Club have decided they don’t want to be seen as a rock band anyway.

70
Drowned in Sound

Unlike previous records, Jack Steadman’s luscious vocals take the backseat throughout. So Long, See You Tomorrow is all about the beats, you see.

70
NME

After years of chopping and changing, Bombay Bicycle Club have finally found an iteration worth sticking with.

Aoaystheory
94
BAND OF THE WEEK: Album Review #4

Underrated doesn't even begin to cover it. Mostly dismissed by critics, lukewarm reception from fans, this pop masterpiece flew under the radar and stayed there. To be fair, BBC created a recipe for dismissal by consistently changing their sound which most likely alienated and divided fans and made it easy for critics to put up their blinders and not give this record the listens it deserved.

Every single member shines, especially singer and front man ... read more
liammenzies
95
Put it down to sentimentality or me going back to this album after a three year of break of being unable to listen to it but I’m overwhelmed by this record. Every song tugs at my heartstrings and compells me to fall in love with it all over again: every line in delivered with such conviction and beauty that it’s impossible not to find the lyrics etched within my head after just a listen or two. A truly astounding record that establishes Bombay Bicycle Club as one of the UK’s ... read more
TylerB
60
It’s got some bangers, I cannot deny
JayCrackers
61
Mostly a run of the mill Indie Rock album with few songs which impressed me. However, Luna is a banger and saves the album from a 5 to a 6
97
My favourite record ever, to say the least. Almost every song is near perfection in here and the world that is set up is. simply puy, beautiful. Bravo
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Added on: December 13, 2013