Somewhere City

Origami Angel - Somewhere City
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 74 ratings
2019 Ratings: #48
Liked by 5 people
November 15, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Chatterbot Records / Label
Emo, Midwest Emo, Emo-Pop / Genres
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This was a shot to the chest. A full dose of that self affirming "it'll all be okay" music that I craved when I was 15. It makes me feel the way bands like Motion City Soundtrack used to at the height of my teenage insecurity and angst. Definitely gives me insane house show vibes and from what I hear OA are amazing live. It's a relief that the album is as mathy as it is and they know how to play their instruments so well because with a couple changes this record could have been a ... read more
This may be one of the best debut Album releases in the past couple of years. It's just so good, there's not a skip-able track on here. For a two piece everything is tight from instrumentation, to lyrics, to production. Not to mention the entire album is just one continuous loop, as in the last track transitions into the first track seamlessly.

You're guaranteed to get at least 3 songs stuck in your head, the lyrics and hooks are just that good, I know I'm going to have Skeleton Key stuck in ... read more
This is pretty much what I expected from this album. It took some interesting twists and turns, but didn't really do anything that stood out. I don't hate it, though, and the drummer really did a great job.
Most songs blend together (especially on last track where they literally do that) but it doesn't hurt the album. It is only 30 minutes and honestly I don't mind that most songs sound so similar because they are very fun. And 24 Hr Drive-thru is one of the most enjoyable emo songs ever.
am I in the 2000s
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Added on: November 13, 2019