I Don't Know How But They Found Me - 1981 Extended Play
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Based on 137 ratings
2018 Ratings: #385
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November 9, 2018 / Release Date
EP / Format
Fearless / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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This debut EP is a bold statement of intent that’s bound to catch like wildfire.
IDKHBTFM (seriously, fuck that name) have presented a grand, glorious and fun set of 80s styled bangers that are so filled with exciting sounds and colourful production, with clever ideas and interesting lyrics to spare. If you miss the more colorful and experimental Panic! records then this should be right up your alley.

EDIT:...look, I went back to this thing after a good while of never listening to it and....oh god. What the hell was I thinking?

Favorite Jams: Absinthe, Do It All The ... read more
Original, clever, and interesting. IDK How quickly becomes everything Dallon Weekes' last band P!ATD isn't anymore.

Exited for the album.

Favourites: Bleed Magic (best) // Absinthe // Choke
While Choke is a fun and danceable track, the rest of the EP is just forgettable and bland.

Favorite Track: Choke

Least Favorite Tracks: Bleed Magic, Do It All The Time
i think the concept is super creative and really brings out Weekes' lyrical ability. the bass lines are exceptionally good, and the music is really easy to get into. there's a lot of ambition here, especially with the vocals (they don't always hit, but i appreciate the attempt). it's cynical, colorful, and overall very fun to listen to. a great 2018 project
In the past, I would've called this my favorite project from 2018, and although I like it, but it's not the greatest thing ever. I like the Indie Pop influences and as a great fan of Dallon Weekes, this is pretty good, even though I still miss The Brobecks. The songwriting is pretty good, I like it, even when I dislike some lyrics here and there, the drumming is great, I like the bass, and well, in general, I love it for what it is, a pretty fun New Wave/Indie Pop EP, and I really want to see ... read more
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Track List

  1. Introduction
  2. Choke
  3. Social Climb
  4. Bleed Magic
  5. Absinthe
  6. Do It All The Time
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Added on: October 27, 2018