Don't Feed the Pop Monster

Broods - Don't Feed the Pop Monster
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 93 ratings
2019 Ratings: #40
February 1, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island, Neon Gold / Label
Electropop, Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Under The Radar

Left to their own devices, Kiwi siblings Georgia and Caleb Nott (aka Broods) seize the chance to play; breaking free from the carefully constructed monotone of dark wave for a kaleidoscopic third album.

60
NME

Broods are actively shedding expectations, chasing a sound that sounds brighter and more vivid. Though this record is as polished as anything they’ve done before, it somehow feels easier to break through the sheen, and get to the heart this time around.

60
DIY

‘Don’t Feed The Pop Monster’ is a title steeped in irony: Broods are more than willing to cater to a pop consumer, but do so in a most inventive way.

100
Fantastic and eclectic album. The definition of perfect pop.
distraughtonaut
43
Alright so I am going to see these two in concert for their opener so I gave them a chance to see what I have gotten myself into. And... wow. So the first half of this is bad. I'm sorry, but it is just not good. It is the same boring chorus, that sounds like they were bored when they made it, on repeat for 5 minutes (3 and a half longer than it needed to be). Peach is the exception to the rule as it was pretty enjoyable. In the second half they start to kick things of a bit. Songs are actually ... read more
0
OMG it so boring.
Plats
79
While "Don't Feed The Pop Monster" doesn't do anything new to the electropop genre and a couple of tracks drag, it does present some amazing production, solid lyrics and great vocals.

Fav Tracks: Peach, Hospitalized, Sucker, Everything Goes (Wow), Dust, Old Dog, Too Proud

Least Fav Track: To Belong

Score:
7.9
Very Good
JuanCamiloBv
95
I cried 43364 times listening to this
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Track List

  1. Sucker
  2. Why Do You Believe Me?
  3. Peach
  4. Falling Apart
  5. Everytime You Go I Cry
  6. Dust
  7. Too Proud
  8. To Belong
  9. Old Dog
  10. Hospitalized
  11. Everything Goes (Wow)
  12. Life After
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