AOTY 2018
You Me At Six - VI
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2018 Ratings: #547 / 705
User Score
Based on 9 ratings
October 5, 2018 / Release Date
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AWAL / Label
Pop Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
DIY

‘VI’ not only recaptures but reinvents the magic that has propelled them to be one of the UK’s most successful rock outfits of recent times. It may not have the depth of some of their counterparts, but it easily makes up for it with refreshing, confident fun.

80
NME
The band now merges genres confidently and coolly, creating carefree indie pop tracks, yet always reserving a seat for their rock band roots. As balancing acts go, they’ve played a blinder – it’s a pleasure to see them testing the limits of their sonic template, and impressive that they’re continuing to do so on their sixth album.
60
Dork

In what is their most genre-defying release yet, ‘VI’ shakes things up considerably, playing on the band’s distinctive ability to write unforgettable pop hooks, presented in a new territory of indie swagger and dance-driven synths.

60
The Skinny

VI is undoubtedly You Me At Six's poppiest effort yet complete with funky, melodic beats and synths along with relatable themes of relationships, feelings and late night adventures that perfectly straddles the line between pop and rock.

83
Whilst I understand the poorish reviews this feels like one of the best albums of the year for me. It contains lyrics which I take a deep meaning too, and has songs such as predictable and IOU that are as catchy as they are fun. Sure, not the best album in the world, but it’s certainly the most fun one I’ve listened too this year, and I need that sometimes in my life. A good album that sets them forwards once more
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#23/Rock Sound

Track List

  1. Fast Forward
  2. Straight to My Head
  3. Back Again
  4. Miracle in the Mourning
  5. 3AM
  6. I O U
  7. Pray for Me
  8. Predictable
  9. Danger
  10. Losing You
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Added on: September 19, 2018