Celebrated By Strangers

Catholic Action - Celebrated By Strangers
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #208 / 809
User Score
Based on 24 ratings
Liked by 4 people
March 27, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Modern Sky, Palo Santo / Label
Pop Rock, Indie Rock / Genres
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Catholic Action - Celebrated By Strangers

Genre: Indie Rock
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 56% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 444th / 677

Highlight: One of Us

Made me think of:
The Strokes
Car Seat Headrest
The Police
Fine Young Cannibals
Not awful by any means but some pretty poor, uninspired pop-rock at times.
Tracks are fairly hit or miss
The Scottish indie band releases their second album. “Celebrated By Strangers” is a fun and upbeat indie rock record with elements of pop, dance rock and post-punk. The group’s playful way of songwriting provides some memorable and catchy tunes. Compared to Catholic Action’s debut album, the hooks on this sophomore record are sharper and contain more personality. There’s something quirky and uplifting about them that makes it very enjoyable. Just listen to the ... read more
It's like an good forgetable radio song, off course listen to the whole album is very hard because this style of music is kinda boring i hope they stayed in this road because these style cannot be buried. The album is not too bad after all, One Of Us it's remarkable.
Bits of Franz Ferdinand, Sparks, The Cure, Talking Heads and The Fratelli's. But mostly the brilliance of Catholic Action. A couple of less sparkling moments, but as a whole - fantastic.
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Track List

  1. Grange Hell (South London in D)
  2. Witness
  3. I'm No Artist
  4. One of Us
  5. Yr Old Dad
  6. And It Shows
  7. People Don't Protest Enough
  8. Another Name for Loneliness
  9. Sign Here
  10. There Will Always Be a Light
  11. Four Guitars (For Scottish Independence)
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Added on: November 23, 2019