Return to Wherever

TWRP - Return to Wherever
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Based on 28 ratings
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July 11, 2019 / Release Date
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Synth Funk, City Pop / Genres
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It comes off as uninspired and somewhat fatigued. Possibly due to their constant touring as of writing this. Their personality and overall attitude are barely diminished however which is what keeps their expedition through the stars an on going one. We appreciate the tenacity fellas. Just don't forget to have a complete and balanced breakfast in the morning. Take a power nap if you feel the need to -w-💤
Goddamn, the feel good boys are back with some super positive tracks.

This album is exactly what I needed right now. Just some super pleasant, fun, interesting and well performed synth-funk that feels like it came straight out of the playbook of the Sonic soundtrack, or a much more bright and summery version of Daft Punk that fuels the 'feel good' side of your brain. In a time where empathy and positivity is almost shamed upon, it's so nice and refreshing to hear an act virtually go against ... read more
Didn't really need 3 radio interludes but the 6 actual songs on here are fantastic. Though I am left starving after finishing it. It's nothing entirety new for TWRP but it still sounds pretty great. The biggest difference I noticed was how the synths seemed way more epic sounding and blaring than on previous albums and it seems even more dance centric than ever. But yeah, there's not much more to say, it's very good and very funky.
Listened to Under The Sun last summer, havent stopped listening to it since
TWRP isn't really playing to their stengths on Return to Wherever, opting for laid back pop friendly tunes instead of the bangers I love them for. There's not anything wrong with that, as this is still a pleasant listen. Coming out of it, I just wish I was taken on an epic journey like with their other releases. It plays too conventional for TWRP.

This shift in songwriting puts a spotlight on what has always been TWRP's one shortcoming- their lyrics. This album is some corny bullshit and I ... read more
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Added on: July 8, 2019