The Bachelor
Patrick Wolf - The Bachelor
Critic Score
Based on 21 reviews
2009 Ratings: #268 / 807
User Score
Based on 6 ratings
June 2, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
NYLON Records / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
Your Review
Oct 22, 2017
Part of a ditched concept, The Bachelor is a record both frustrating and enjoyable. Darker, louder, and more conceptually heavy than anything he's previously attempted, this is where Wolf's albums become less enjoyable and more like a chore to sit through. I can't complain about the album's production and Wolf's ability to write a great melody are still present here, my fault with the album is in ill-advised additions that take away from the songs instead of adding to them. I don't why he ... read more
#25/Consequence of Sound
Track List
  1. Kriegspiel 
  2. Hard Times 
  3. Oblivion 
  4. The Bachelor 
  5. Damaris 
  6. Thickets 
  7. Count the Casualty 
  8. Who Will 
  9. Vulture 
  10. Blackdown 
  11. The Sun Is Often Out 
  12. Theseus 
  13. Battle 
  14. The Messenger