Hey, I'm Just Like You

Tegan and Sara - Hey, I'm Just Like You
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Based on 12 reviews
2019 Ratings: #302 / 542
User Score
Based on 67 ratings
2019 Ratings: #764
September 27, 2019 / Release Date
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dumbmoonlight
65
Well... My left earphone broke while listening to this. Literally.
Maybe because I've left it shoved inside my bag for a long amount of time while pressing it against a book, but I like to believe it was because this album is a bit too bland. It has potential, but it just forces itself to sound dead, while also "relatable". Hey, not all of us are emo, you know.

To sum up: no, u
TeganFan99UK
88
Their best album since Sainthood. This is a good balance between their new synth pop sound and earlier indie folk rock sound. This should please fans of both styles and especially those like me who like both. We Don't Have Fun sounds like it could be a hit Madonna song in the 80's and I'll Be Back sounds like a theme song from a 90's tv show. My only complaint is the songs seem to play it safe staying in the 3 minute marker, I would like to hear the music breakdowns go on for longer which it ... read more
their_nickname
40
They could have, and SHOULD have, done better than this. If this was a record of demos and b-sides of lost Tegan and Sara material released for die hard fans? Sure it would be passable. However, this is expected to be taken as a serious cohesive album. This is as phoned in an album as i have heard in 2019. The performances are passionless, the music lacks any vitality, and the lyrics are slapdash. I've never been a huge fan, but the duo have some solid output to their name. This is just as much ... read more
DukeEman
69
More for the teeny bops by the ladies who should have outgrown it by now, but at least there are a few decent enough tracks that would have been perfect as an EP...
ChrisMan
74
Hold My Breath Until I Die - 7/10
Hey, I'm Just Like You - 9/10
I'll Be Back Someday - 6/10
Don't Believe the Things They Tell You (They Lie) - 9/10
Hello, I'm Right Here - 6/10
I Don't Owe You Anything - 6/10
I Know I'm Not the Only One - 8/10
Please Help Me - 7/10
Keep Them Close 'Cause They Will Fuck You Too - 6/10
We Don't Have Fun When We're Together Anymore - 10/10
You Go Away and I Don't Mind - 8/10
All I Have to Give the World is Me - 7/10
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Track List

  1. Hold My Breath Until I Die
  2. Hey, I'm Just Like You
  3. I'll Be Back Someday
  4. Don't Believe the Things They Tell You (They Lie)
  5. Hello, I'm Right Here
  6. I Don't Owe You Anything
  7. I Know I'm Not the Only One
  8. Please Help Me
  9. Keep Them Close 'Cause They Will Fuck You Too
  10. We Don't Have Fun When We're Together Anymore
  11. You Go Away and I Don't Mind
  12. All I Have to Give the World is Me
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