Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave

The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2014 Ratings: #54 / 845
User Score
Based on 137 ratings
2014 Ratings: #67
October 28, 2014 / Release Date
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FatCat / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

Supertartory
89
This is definitely The Twilight Sad's best release (maybe just behind Forget The Night Ahead). Honestly, I really enjoy all of their albums, it may not be the most innovative thing ever, indie rock 101 and all, but I love it because its atmosphere is something I haven't heard before, this alternate reality almost full of weird and wonderful things, feels like something out of Layers of Fear. This album has the most coherent plot and sound to it. Its world-building is wonderful and immersive, I ... read more
Zatak
85
A solid step forward through Twilight Sad's career. Amazing production and song writing. The first half of this album is just incredible. The second half kinda made me be on defense here but it's still good. The art work on this thing is awesome. One of the best starters of the year as well.
GarethA
80
Sort of a return to form for TTS from their slightly disappointing third album. On this album we see something of a halfway point between the more electronics-heavy backing on No One Can Ever Know and the harsh, uncompromising guitar playing of their debut album. This brilliant compromise makes the album begin to feel like The Twilight Sad again while still staying fresh and interesting. Of course, it still contains hauntingly bleak lyrics, which have been one of the few constants across their ... read more
Xristoula
87
All their albums are enjoyable
45
Probably the best Twilight Sad, and it really is a good album. My main problem is that it’s really unoriginal, because it sounds exactly like Interpol but Scottish. Perhaps if it was released before turn on the bright lights, it would be put on the same level, but it feels way too familiar. I love the consistency and the tone, but you could probably listen to a couple of the songs and get the same experience as the whole album. Should definitely give it a listen if your an alt head, but ... read more
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Track List

  1. There's a Girl in the Corner
  2. Last January
  3. I Could Give You All That You Don't Want
  4. It Never Was the Same
  5. Drown So I Can Watch
  6. In Nowheres
  7. Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
  8. Pills I Swallow
  9. Leave the House
  10. Sometimes I Wished I Could Fall Asleep
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