Spook The Herd

Lanterns on the Lake - Spook The Herd
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2020 Ratings: #174 / 809
User Score
Based on 295 ratings
2020 Ratings: #521
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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
Very drawn out and tedious dream pop that will, more than likely, bore you out of your sane mind. Sonically pleasing, but it's very lackluster in every other aspect.
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Year End Lists

#70/Piccadilly Records

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