Only Things We Love

Blaqk Audio - Only Things We Love
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 15 ratings
March 15, 2019 / Release Date
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i felt light while listening to this. it helped me feel better.

1. muscle and matter
2. maker
3. dark arcades
4. matrimony and dust
Oh my lord this band takes me back to my tween years of trying my hardest to get into AFI and their side projects and coming out only really liking 3 albums. :/
This was an interesting project...if not very unmemorable. Neither that bad or that good, it sits comfortably in being pretty OK for me. Which is a shame, because I desperately want this to click and make me interested in AFI and all those other side projects. It mostly just sounds like if Devo were being written by...well, AFI. The ... read more
This album has so much to offer. I've listened to it at least a dozen times, yet, it has this freshness to my ears with every listen. The songs are memorable, lush, and inventive. With the amount of work put into each song, it could have been messy, but Jade Puget does an excellent job or compartmentalizing each thought/part of the song. The songs are organized, but not bland. The lyrics and vocals on this album compliment the production so well, and everything is done with thought. Every ... read more
Blaqk Audio is one of my favorite acts of all time, so I understandably had pretty high expectations for this album. Even so, it still surpassed what I expected and blew me away. It's the perfect blend of 80s darkwave and modern EBM, with Davey's vocal and lyrics painting a morose yet beautiful picture while Jade drops some incredible beats and weaves all kinds of synths through the songs at just the right times.

Enemies Forever is the standout track for me. My jaw literally kept dropping ... read more
Favorite tracks: The Viles, Caroline In the Clip, Maker, Summer's Out of Sight, Enemies Forever
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Track List

  1. Infinite Skin
  2. The Viles
  3. Unstained
  4. Muscle and Matter
  5. Caroline In the Clip
  6. Maker
  7. Summer's Out of Sight
  8. OK, Alex
  9. Enemies Forever
  10. Dark Arcades
  11. Dark Times At the Berlin Wall
  12. Matrimony and Dust
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