No Treasure But Hope

Tindersticks - No Treasure But Hope
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2019 Ratings: #265 / 737
User Score
Based on 63 ratings
2019 Ratings: #709
November 15, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
City Slang / Label
Chamber Pop / Genres
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For the first time Tindersticks have chosen (as the opening song title suggests) to deal in pure, uncomplicated beauty - a beauty refracted through a glass of undiluted nostalgia perhaps, but a simple pleasure all the same.

It's a choice that instantly all but disqualifies 'No Treasure But Hope' from being regarded among the band's very best work - but that's fine as the album is certainly strong enough to settle comfortably among the second quality tier of their releases.

The sound is ... read more
In the backstreets of an ever changing world, Tindersticks keep releasing albums, filled with forgotten emotions and unused words that go unnoticed and that's a pity.
Bombastic production in the opening two tracks signals that this won't be one of their sleepier affairs. It's pretty straightforward and accessible for them, which will work well for the newcomers I'm sure it will bring. Big fan of For the Beauty, The Amputees, and See My Girls.
After about three years from “ The waiting room “ here is the new album of a band which hasn’t never failed. Also “ No Treasure but Hope” is solid work with the voice of Stuart Staples at his best and warm, relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Actually there are not killer songs, but you can put it on the turntable or start to stream and you don’t need to skip any song. The album is perfect for who loves retro’ sounds with an idea of alternative which ... read more
For the Beauty: 8/10
The Amputees: 8/10
Tress fall: 5/10
Pinky in the Daylight: 4/10
Carousel: 7/10
Take Care in Your Dreams: 8/10
See My Girls: 3/10
The Old Mans Gait: 2/10
Tough Love: 2/10
No treasure but Hope: 4/10
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Track List

  1. For the Beauty
  2. The Amputees
  3. Trees Fall
  4. Pinky in the Daylight
  5. Carousel
  6. Take Care in Your Dreams
  7. See My Girls
  8. The Old Mans Gait
  9. Tough Love
  10. No Treasure but Hope
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Added on: September 10, 2019