Violet Street

Local Natives - Violet Street
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2019 Ratings: #162 / 655
User Score
Based on 161 ratings
2019 Ratings: #757
Liked by 1 person
April 26, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Loma Vista / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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smallpeeble
79
lit. just lit
87
Really enjoyable, compelling record after listening a few times through. The production on this album really shines; you can feel Shawn Everett's fingerprints all over the music.

Shy is the standout for me. Every individual part of the song is so well executed--the second verse in particular is one of the best sequences of music they've ever made in my opinion. There is not a bad track to be found.
KaiBird
92
this improved my morning exponentially.
nug
50
Sadly, most of the charm that was present on Sunlit Youth is gone.

This album is jarring. There are no mediocre tracks, just good ones and bad ones. It's weird to listen to all the way through, as tracks like "When Am I Gonna Lose You" are catchy as hell and really fun, and then "Café Amarillo" comes on and the vibe is killed. Violet Street is half-and-half, hence the 50/100. Additionally, some of the songs are way too long, and linger around past their ... read more
WildChameleon
55
Their debut seems more well-received, I'll try a couple of listenings. Because this one is pretty average yet enjoyable.
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Track List

  1. Vogue
  2. When Am I Gonna Lose You
  3. Café Amarillo
  4. Munich II
  5. Megaton Mile
  6. Someday Now
  7. Shy
  8. Garden of Elysian
  9. Gulf Shores
  10. Tap Dancer
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Added on: March 8, 2019