Carry On The Grudge

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2014 Ratings: #149 / 955
User Score
Based on 89 ratings
2014 Ratings: #148
September 29, 2014 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

Jamie T bares his soul on Carry On The Grudge to the point that, by the end, it’s almost impossible not to love him for it.

90
NME

‘Carry On The Grudge’ is an inspired modern breakdown album in the vein of such cathartic classics as the Manic Street Preachers' ‘The Holy Bible’. It’s London low-life viewed from the other end of the telescope, and the view is dejected but divine.

85
The Line of Best Fit

Jamie T still displays a talent for immense melody, poignant lyricism and an intuitive eye on the human condition.

80
Drowned in Sound

Carry On the Grudge manoeuvres around post-adolescence with expertise. The void might exist, but at least now Jamie T is back there's someone to share the pain with.

Jon4451
88
This is beyond good - but it's not perfect
95
Jamie T continues to shine as one of the great songwriters and performers in modern music. He has that ability to tell tales of everyday lives as well as Springsteen can do blue collar USA. A national treasure. Stand out tracks fill this album - so just a few here - Limits Lie, Don't You Find, Zombie, The Prophet, Mary Lee and The Trouble. - ha ha that's an edited list of half the songs on the album and the other six are pretty peachy.
Houdanny
93
A classic British indie album from the early 2010's. After a pretty lengthy break from music, Jamie returns for a more simple and singer/songwriter approach for his 3rd album. And the results are a combination of different styles and aesthetics that come together in beautiful fashion.

The opening song "Limits lie" tells a story about an addict who pushes her body too far, starting off with a simple understated instrumental, before growing into this powerful bridge signifying that ... read more
dakotaconcrete
88
It's been a year now. And for some reason, this one is still so good to me.
aaadam
75
Honest simple album. Good low tempo music that is more memorable than most of a similar type.
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Track List

  1. Limits Lie
  2. Don't You Find
  3. Turn On the Light
  4. Zombie
  5. The Prophet
  6. Mary Lee
  7. Trouble
  8. Rabbit Hole
  9. Peter
  10. Love is Only a Heartbeat Away
  11. Murder of Crows
  12. They Told Me it Rained
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Added on: August 14, 2014