Mean Everything to Nothing

Manchester Orchestra - Mean Everything to Nothing
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Based on 14 reviews
2009 Ratings: #344 / 880
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Based on 55 ratings
2009 Ratings: #77
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This album is where Manchester Orchestra really hit their stride, from my perspective. On their previous work they maintained a calming aura around their music and only incorporated a bit of distortion in brief moments. Mean Everything to Nothing flips the narrative vastly, with a greater degree of grunge and rock roots in which the indie rock outfit truly embrace their energetic and chaotic sound.

Songs like Shake it Out and In My Teeth sound like straight up hard rock, with the first being ... read more
This album has grown on me even more outside of the heavy impact it had on me at the time I first heard it. This album has solid instrumentals and a generally likable presence on the ears, there's really not a moment that sounds bad. The emotional appeal is where this really gets me though. There is really heavy themes expressed on here and I can tell it really comes from the heart. The title track especially gets me every time.
was a bit unsure about the beginning but as it went on holy shit
Rec Tracks:
-Everything to Nothing
I've Got Friends; Pride
I wish I could say that the songs are "artistic", not "abrasive and difficult to listen to", buuuuut...
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