A Beautiful Thing: IDLES Live at Le Bataclan

Idles - A Beautiful Thing: IDLES Live at Le Bataclan
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Based on 6 reviews
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Based on 32 ratings
2019 Ratings: #16
December 6, 2019 / Release Date
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Partisan Records / Label
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KengojiUltamYT
79
While the recording quality and performances are great, this is held back by the songs. None of these songs are bad but I wish some more interesting ones were played. This is still a damn good live album.

Best Track: 1049 Gotho
Worst Track: Benzocaine
dumbmoonlight
50
Good morning! It is 10 AM, just got one of the parts of my final test to finally be considered English fluent, and here I am, listening to a live post-punk album. Should I be worried? Who knows, but this is my first Idles album, if I'm not wrong.

Before everything, it is important to say how I HATE tracks longer than 4 minutes. In every genre other than ambient. It's just such a waste of time - especially when it is bad, like "Colossus". "A Beautiful Thing: IDLES Live at Le ... read more
94
This is probably the closest I'll get to reliving their Great (lol) Electric Ballroom set from April this year. They've truly recaptured the intensity I felt that night.
Bjartolini
NR
Seeing Idles live this summer was one of the most beautiful and happy experiences of my life. For 40 minutes (it was a festival set) i had my mind fucking blown out of my skull as i felt the most safe and exactly where i was supposed to be that i had ever felt before. Listening to this live album reignited those feelings and moved me deeply.
It not only sounds amazing for a live record, it captures the energy of an idles show perfectly and showcases why seeing them live is how this music is ... read more
uglynik
90
dope as fuck
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