Japandroids - Post-Nothing
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2009 Ratings: #68 / 867
Year End Rank: #18
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Based on 142 ratings
2009 Ratings: #91
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April 28, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Unfamiliar / Label
Garage Rock / Genres
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Disliking teen-pop gets you cast as some sort of rockist Luddite these days, but beyond the fact that most of it doesn't sound like stuff I'd have wanted to hear as a high schooler, it doesn't feel like music for teens either. (Hell, it's more tween-pop than teen-pop anyway.) But what about the kind of stuff that, say, the "1979" video lionized-- breaking into your folks' liquor cabinet, obliterating the speed limit despite just getting your learner's permit, leaving your hometown for the first time and discovering how small it feels. What about jamming out with your best bud and deciding to call it a band?

this was one massive fucking grower, wow.

some people either love or hate angsty garage rock anthems and that's fine, but i lean more on the love side of albums similar in vein to this one. it's so cathartic, yet so loud and proud which is what i adore in my garage rock. the first half is near perfect with the first four tracks which i deem to be certified headbanging tunes, but in the second half they fall short under my expectations sadly. for example, i quit girls and heart sweats doesn't ... read more
Fun but not solid enough to keep me hooked as a whole
One of my favourite rock releases and one of 2009’s best albums in general: I’ll fight anyone comparing them to any inferior duos.
EHHHHHH its okay :$
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Track List

  1. The Boys Are Leaving Town
  2. Young Hearts Spark Fire
  3. Wet Hair
  4. Rockers East Vancouver
  5. Heart Sweats
  6. Crazy-Forever
  7. Sovereignty
  8. I Quit Girls
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