mewithoutYou - [Untitled]
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 25 ratings
2018 Ratings: #177
October 5, 2018 / Release Date
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It’s ugly and beautiful; one moment subdued and the next blistering.


Not consolidating or scaling back their ambition in the slightest, mewithoutYou continue to be one of indie-rock’s most consistently fascinating voices, and on ‘[Untitled]’ they’re as weird and wonderful as ever.


The Philadelphia band’s seventh album draws from fiction, the history of international warfare, and their own internal rosary of images to create a dense, literary tangle of post-hardcore.

Four tracks In and I was already sucked in, Great vocals, Amazing drums, Good Guitar, Everything is sung so perfectly, It goes so well with the lyrics.

Definitely not the best, But I liked it. Could have been better? Yes, But I was not disappointed at all.

I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would.

Wendy & Betsy alone was incredible, Definitely a Fav Track.
This is the most I've liked mewithoutyou in a long time!
Right out of the gate this is one of the heaviest, darkest that mwY has sounded in years. After toying with more indie-folky styles over the last few years, this is a turn that is unexpected but largely welcome from this listener.
Favourites: Julia, Tortoises All the Way Down, Wendy & Betsy, Michael Row Your Boat Ashore,

"Julia" runs to the heart of mewithoutYou, a broken longing, crushed by the weight of aggression, vocals distanced, as if not wanting to meet the eyes. While still interweaving a great piece of rock, its walled off with sound at every direction while having this almost indie lead gituar rift that somehow works alongside these apocalyptic rhythm gituars just exuding noise, it brings greater ... read more
lol sputnikmusic currently has this at a 4.4 out of 5
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Track List

  1. 9:27A.m., 7/29
  2. Julia (or, 'Holy to the LORD' on the Bells of Horses)
  3. Another Head for Hydra
  4. [Dormouse Sighs]
  5. Winter Solstice
  6. Flee, Thou Matadors!
  7. Tortoises All the Way Down
  8. 2,459 Miles
  9. Wendy & Betsy
  10. New Wine, New Skins
  11. Michael, Row Your Boat Ashore
  12. Break on Through (To the Other Side) [Pt. 2]
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Added on: September 12, 2018