The Prettiest Boys in Town

We Are Only Human Once - The Prettiest Boys in Town
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Based on 38 ratings
2019 Ratings: #315
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August 16, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Morning Breath / Label
Lo-Fi, Indie Rock / Genres
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Pre-Album: The worst album cover in town. (Kinda excited though, Soop has been hyping it up)

Post-Album: Not going to lie, I've been Addie's biggest hater for a long time. His lyricism, while improved, remains a weak point on this album. His voice also adds to the amateur-ish feel of the tape. The mixing, while improved, could use a lot of work. The concepts aren't experimental, and they don't try anything new. Also, Giving Up Happy Again directly rips all of its sound off from CSH's My Back ... read more
Wowie Wowie Wow! A massive improvement.

Things I noticed:

1) Finally some personality has been established. Instead of generic indie rock type beat, OHO finally has a distinct sound. I guess you could call it Weatherday mixed with Car Seat Headrest, but I think it's more like listening to someone outside their bedroom door as.....GODDAMMIT SPUTNIK. YOU ALREADY MADE THAT COMPARISON! Anyways, OHO finally has some footing!

2) Mmm, these instruments. Delightfully delicious at times! The ... read more
might be a little biased but I think it goes pretty hard ngl
I listened to this early, but I wanted to wait until release to review (mainly cos I didn't have a pc at the time), but here we go.
This is definitely the best WOHO release since the debut. It has character to it, and heart, which Shaving Cream was definitely lacking a lot of. The opening track is nice, for the most part, I'm not a fan of the glitch effect, never have been, but the ending to the song is stellar, with the noise obstructing the vocals, it sounds great, and is a great start to ... read more
Wanted to return back to We Are Only Human Once since their first release this year didn't have much to offer. Although this album isn't exactly a masterpiece either, their sound is more refined and ranges into more experimentation in their production to make it an emo standout of 2019, or at least compared to their previous work.
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Track List

  1. Left Out
  2. Dearest
  3. Haven't Slept
  4. Logs and Wooden Shields
  5. Strange
  6. Car Doors
  7. Giving Up Happy Again
  8. Blisters
  9. Last Year
  10. Masks of Leather Bracelets
  11. Boys and Girls
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Added on: July 28, 2019