Cub Sport

Cub Sport - Cub Sport
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 22 ratings
January 18, 2019 / Release Date
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Indie Pop, Synthpop / Genres
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The Line of Best Fit

The love Nelson describes is a new constant, a force that both supports him in moments of weakness and challenges him to see beyond himself as well. In Cub Sport it creates an unmistakable sense of comfort, an underlying thankfulness that regardless of the challenges that day-to-day existence can bring, there’ll always be something greater – and more important - to escape into.

CheapandLethal
40
Poor
puzzlemoon
60
Com esse self-titled, o Cub Sport nos entrega um álbum de synthpop com uma sonoridade bem mais tênue e 'dreamy'...mas as vezes, essas faixas eram tão TÃO tênues que chegavam a ser chatas pra mim (salvo em alguns momentos, como 'Limousine' que é um HINO gay house e 'Butterflies' que cresceu bastante em mim também).
No geral, é um álbum bonzinho de ouvir, mas que não dá vontade de ouvir completo mais do que duas vezes. ... read more
jackmcguigan96
65
Cub Sport's latest feels like a hazy dream through the queer alternative-pop landscape. It feels like I am watching Call Me By Your Name in the present day; most tracks give you the feeling of lying in bed with your significant other on a rainy morning. The record opens with 'Unwinding Myself' where Tim Nelson shows off his vocal chops with no autotune and no backing. It's moments like these where the album shines, such as the sexy and stunning pop banger 'Sometimes,' which is my favourite on ... read more
petetheman
40
Disappointing third full length studio album from Australian queer band Cub Sport, i really wanted them to do good but songs on here are as bland as they can possibly be. The songwriting clearly has been inspired by likes of Frank Ocean but it’s not at the same level just yet. The vocal performance is somewhat good but can be quite boring at the time. Sadly overall I can’t see myself coming back to this album like i did with their last two.

The album artwork is the best thing about ... read more
Tsareena
74
I like the mix of sounds on this though their sound doesn't sound really unique on this. A lovely collection of tracks on being queer and love. Generally love the more positive outlook
Faves: Come Out, Party Pill, Summer Lover
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Track List

  1. Unwinding Myself (Intro)
  2. Video (feat. Mallrat)
  3. Sometimes
  4. Limousine
  5. Lift Me Up
  6. Light II
  7. Butterflies
  8. Trees
  9. Come Out
  10. Party Pill
  11. As Long as You're Happy
  12. Acid Rain (feat. Al Wright)
  13. Stars
  14. I'm Not Scared
  15. Summer Lover
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