The Head and The Heart - Living Mirage
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
May 17, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
Folk Pop / Genres
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Another missed opportunity from the Seattle folk-rock outfit that never sticks or remotely memorable.
Some of the singles were catchy at first, but after some repeated listens, I want to rip my ears off every time I hear them now. I once tweeted a claim that read, "I feel like The Head and The Heart kinda sold out on their latest record." The band then quoted my tweet with simply a laughing emoji (😂). So take it as you will. Personally, I don't like this record very much. It's just too formulaic and clean....which, to be fair, so is the band itself.

Strong 4/10
this never gets old to me, even if i don't listen to it often
Feel good vibes that gives you a manic high, making you want to hug and dance with one and all, even when it sometimes gets a little sickly , ...
The first two albums from The Head and The Heart ended up soundtracking too many car commercials for fans to legitimately grouse about them selling out. But some time between 2013’s “Let’s Be Still” and 2016’s “Signs of Light,” the indie folk populists lost their way — likely when they lost former frontman Josiah Johnson. “Signs of Light” was remarkably soulless and sanitized, and sadly, “Living Mirage” is just as ... read more
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Added on: March 19, 2019