Sorry For The Late Reply

Sløtface - Sorry For The Late Reply
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2020 Ratings: #250 / 606
User Score
Based on 197 ratings
2020 Ratings: #349
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January 31, 2020 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
DIY
‘Sorry For The Late Reply’ is an album that’s taken the playful spark of their debut and refined it into a bolder beast.
80
Upset

From start to finish the album is a thunderous tale that rivals a pendulum in the rate it swings between shimmering indie-rock and riotous euphoric punk.

80
Dork
From the personal to the political, Sløtface second full-length is a relevant, relatable and rebellious effort of amped up and fucked up punky guitar pop.
80
Exclaim!

Sorry for the Late Reply does not showcase Sløtface manipulating pop punk in a multitude of novel and creative ways, but it is a solid demonstration of the band working within the genre almost perfectly, and being able to tweak it to make high-quality, impassioned and ultimately quite enjoyable music.

80
NME

On their second album, Sløtface have crafted a collection of rambunctious, pit-opening, middle-finger-raising bangers.

80
Kerrang!

Arriving just at the right time for its message to feel truly resonant, Sorry For The Late Reply is a bold, brave, brilliant work.

80
musicOMH

Despite some of the weighty subjects tackled, the album never feels like a polemic, or preachy. Instead, these are songs to throw yourself around the moshpit to.

76
Paste

If Try Not to Freak Out was the work of a band with great promise, Sorry for the Late Reply suggests they’re fully ready to live up to it.

75
Under The Radar

Sløtface has delivered a mightily impressive follow-up, zooming in on past strengths, then leaning out to add more. This is an infectious, sharp record, different enough without losing what works.

60
The Line of Best Fit

Unfortunately, there are too many missteps for this to feel like any kind of progress on their debut, even if the sentiment behind the tracks remain essential.

Aoaystheory
85
One of the most interesting up-in-coming acts in Pop Punk is definitely Slotface. Pop punk is one of my favorite genres and one I hope to follow closely this decade, and we have here our first notable release. Following their debut's success the band clearly grew from there, this albums is twice as well written, and its hooks are twice as catchy. Songs are generally focused around one's struggles with identity and how to cope with this scewed up world without going crazy. Many songs are ... read more
DeadeyeRaccoon
88
So... Sløtface. Also known as Slutface. Garage-y, grunge-y, punkish, pop rock band hailing from Norway. Let's just get to it.

This album fucks. I really, really like it. There are consistent, punchy, hard-hitting, catchy bangers scattered all over this thing. Whether it's the blistering immigrant anthem "S.U.C.C.E.S.S." or the one-two punch of a perfect interlude into the climate change awareness bop "Sink or swim," there are so many great tracks here. Almost every ... read more
Doublez
71
Sorry For The Late Reply had all the makings of a time bomb but it went off too fast. After having teased us a handful of singles last year, since June, here is finally the complete album.

It's a fun and ultra energetic Alternative-indie Rock/Punk album that slides well, even I expected better from the rest of the album. Each song shows a certain strength of efficiency, and there is enough diversity to offer a solid album.
However, I expect maybe too much, not necessarily revolutionary, but ... read more
HoodieBraden
50
The album has definite spirit and exuberance, but the entire project just went in one ear and came out the next (even after three listens). I was pretty disappointed with the low-quality lyricism and lack of good hooks. This just isn't an album that I could listen to for pleasure.

Strong 5/10
GelatoM0
81
[80.83] Reviewing for the main reason it popped up on the front page as a release from today's week end. The 80s guitar pieces, synths, and fast paced drums show this revival that I am all for this decade. The band puts a spin on it, chords that seem to work littering this album. Tbh, this album would be a lot higher for me if there was more passion or emphasis on the vocals of the already great production of instrumental. I'm a critical guy, but overall...
"Thanks Kanye, very cool ... read more
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Track List

  1. S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
  2. Telepathetic
  3. Stuff
  4. Luminous
  5. Tap the pack
  6. New Year, new me
  7. Passport
  8. Crying in Amsterdam
  9. Laughing at funerals
  10. Static
  11. Sorry for the late reply (intro)
  12. Sink or swim
  13. Crying in Amsterdam (reprise)
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Added on: January 2, 2020