Chastity Belt

Chastity Belt - Chastity Belt
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #217 / 550
User Score
Based on 64 ratings
2019 Ratings: #460
September 20, 2019 / Release Date
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Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

The band have gone through an immense metamorphosis since their earlier works, and on their latest album, they remain worthy contenders in the highly saturated dream pop wheelhouse.

80
The Skinny

They’ve produced a gorgeous ode to the power of self-care.

80
AllMusic

Chastity Belt's musical evolution has been a fascinating and rewarding thing to witness, and this may be their smartest and most compelling music to date.

80
Slant Magazine

The band learns how to navigate adulthood on their new self-titled effort, leaning on each other for strength and comfort.

80
Clash

Elegant, understated, Chastity Belt is the sound of a band matured, and it’s all the better for it.

71
Paste

While the album has its moments of musical limitation and monotony, Shapiro’s central voice on Chastity Belt is teeming with insight, even when that insight is born from an identity of dissonance.

70
Under The Radar

Light and lush, Chastity Belt sways it its pocket, throwing out a few jolts here and there.

notanalt
70
Chastised for Partying Too Hard
usedtobe
86
Nostalgia and introspection never sounded this gentle and potent from the new self titled fourth record from the Seattle four-piece. They sounded sure-footed and jangly as ever in this as they jam over mellow guitar tones and relaxed atmosphere only they can conjure. Gone is the themes of female empowerment and post college malaise, now they succinctly sing about the important transition - adulthood and the importance of self-care that is scattered along the 10 tracks. Lovely slacker indie rock ... read more
Xristoula
66
Boring as Hell
qd
80
its sooooo gooood that im gonna scream ahhhhh YES

EDIT: but really it sounds too much like snail mail
afridgetofar
65
It's like they decided to stay on stage and play for the cleanup crew after the house party.

Real adult hours right here.
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Track List

  1. Ann's Jam
  2. Elena
  3. Effort
  4. Rav-4
  5. It Takes Time
  6. Apart
  7. Half-hearted
  8. Split
  9. Drown
  10. Pissed Pants
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Added on: July 10, 2019