Spook The Herd

Lanterns on the Lake - Spook The Herd
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2020 Ratings: #138 / 622
User Score
Based on 276 ratings
2020 Ratings: #519
Liked by 7 people
February 21, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Bella Union / Label
Dream Pop / Genres
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I've listened to this like four times and still haven't heard it.
yeah it is dream pop cause this shit bored me to sleep
I am in love with this record. Sure- it's pretty tried and true indie/post rock- but I find the melodies on here to be genuinely captivating. Songs like When it All Comes True and Swimming Lessons are so powerful to me. The instrumentation is all so tasteful and well arranged. This album is a really satisfying experience, front to back.

I dunno, I guess I'm siding with the critics on this one. Check it out and let me know if you think I'm wrong. This is my second favorite album of the year so ... read more
Spook the Herd is a solid dream pop record but it is quite simple and boring but a pleasant listen with good vocals and smooth melodies but nothing exciting to make me want to return to this record

Track Review

When It All Comes True 6.5/10
Baddies 6/10
Every Atom 6/10
Blue Screen Beams 6.5/10
Before They Excavate 6.5/10
Swimming Lessons 6.5/10
Secrets & Medicine 6/10
This Is Not a Drill 6/10
A Fitting End 6.5/10

Average: 6.3/10
This record put me right to sleep, so I guess it served its purpose?
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Track List

  1. When It All Comes True
  2. Baddies
  3. Every Atom
  4. Blue Screen Beams
  5. Before They Excavate
  6. Swimming Lessons
  7. Secrets & Medicine
  8. This Is Not a Drill
  9. A Fitting End
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Added on: November 6, 2019