Sports

Weekend - Sports
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2010 Ratings: #140 / 859
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Based on 11 ratings
November 9, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Slumberland / Label
Shoegaze / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Drowned in Sound

However, for a band still very much in its infancy, Sports is an astonishing body of work far beyond any kind of expectation you'd put at its creators' feet.

82
Pitchfork

The record is everything that a lot of modern indie rock is frequently failing to be in 2010: loud, immediate, and engaging, with a strong melodic sense of songwriting to tie it all together.

80
musicOMH

It's as if the lyrics are the most important piece to their sound, yet they're splattered and skewed like a Pollock painting.

40
PopMatters

Yet the band lacks the skill of My Bloody Valentine and the brazenness of Jesus and Mary Chain, ultimately rendering their music faceless amongst the sea of competitors trawling the same waters.

sonicyouth
84
this album is really underrated
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Track List

  1. Coma Summer
  2. Youth Haunts
  3. Monday Morning
  4. Monongah, WV
  5. Landscape
  6. Age Class
  7. Veil
  8. End Times
  9. Afterimage
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