A Pill For Loneliness

City and Colour - A Pill For Loneliness
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #476 / 634
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
2019 Ratings: #978
October 4, 2019 / Release Date
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Dine Alone / Label
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Hypnotic music of high production values with magical potent lyrics that gave me goosebumps, especially the sublime track, The War years...
started the album thinking this was gonna be folk-ish à la mumford and sounds, but was deadly wrong. it’s surprisingly good

favorite track: imagination
The album feels like a complete change in genre to the previous released. It almost feels genre-less in it's approach as there isn't one genre I could tie it to.
It's a genuine acoustic folk album that is all but common in today's music scene. Dallas Green knows how to write songs with perfect melodies to match. Each song is so well-constructed. Lyricism is great. I just love everything about this album. Definitely deserves more recognition and say-so in the conversation for best album of October 2019.
This album was okay. After the first four tracks I started to realize that they're all starting to sound the same. There are definitely a few filler songs on the track list, but it still holds okay. The genre I would place this album in would be "Spa-Pop Indie" (if that's a thing). There were a couple of tracks that I loved, the first two are the best example. The ballad "Astronaut" is gorgeous. "Mountain of Madness" is good as well. There are a couple of ... read more
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Added on: August 16, 2019